U.S. Surgeon General Touts New Plan To Improve Health
At the California Museum on Wednesday, U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin discussed an action plan to improve Americans' health by addressing obesity, tobacco use, racial and ethnic health disparities, and chronic diseases. The 17 federal departments and agencies that make up the National Prevention Council will collaborate for the first time on projects such as creating more tobacco-free environments and improving access to healthy, affordable foods.
- "U.S. Surgeon General Announces Plan To Get Americans Healthy" ("Capitol Alert," Sacramento Bee, 6/13).