Surgeon General

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — When the call went out for a doctor on board, the U.S. surgeon general says he gladly stepped in to help with a medical emergency on a commercial flight. Dr. Jerome Adams, an anesthesiologist, said he assisted someone on a Delta Air Lines jet as he prepared to fly Wednesday to […]

As many of you know, the opioid epidemic has resulted in the loss of too many lives.  While heroin was once the drug that was the scourge of many inner cities, the rampant use and abuse of powerful painkillers has impacted many living outside of major cities. Surgeon General Jerome Adams provides some facts about […]

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. Dr. Adams, an anesthesiologist, previously worked as Indiana’s State Health Commissioner under former governor and current Vice President Mike Pence. Adams was born in the southern Maryland town of […]

The United States Surgeon General today issued a call to action to address major public health challenges such as heart disease and diabetes. Step It Up!…