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January 11th in history:

Doctors made a medical breakthrough on January 11th in 1922, when they used insulin from animals to treat diabetes for the first time.  143 more words

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Dr. San Duy Nguyen

Title: Psychiatrist, Educator
Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada

Dr. San Duy Nguyen, Psychiatrist, Educator, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Health Care Providers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Medicine.

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October 21, 1914: Treasury Drinking Water Standards

October 21, 1914:  The first numerical drinking water regulations in the U.S. were adopted. “On October 21, 1914, pursuant to the recommendation of the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service [ 374 more words


American guns and public health and hope.

America is not a hostage to itself in the battle over how to handle guns. We are able to change. The evening after another massacre, the word weary for being trotted out month over month, I’ll make an appeal. 241 more words

Little Known Black History Fact: Jerome Adams

Doctor Jerome Adams took office as the 20th Surgeon General of the United States this week, becoming just the fifth Black person to hold the role. 214 more words

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Welcome the New Surgeon General

This week, a new Surgeon General of the United States was named. The man is Dr. Jerome Adams and was President Trump’s nominee for the role. 447 more words


July 30, 1982: Surgeon General Koop discusses fluoride; 1894: Jersey City’s Contaminated Water Supply

July 30, 1982: This letter is in response to your request that the Public Health Service (PHS) review the scientific aspects of the epidemiological studies related to the effects of fluoride ingested through drinking water and provide advice on the validity and significance of the findings relative to dental fluorosis. 910 more words