U.S. Surgeon General to Release 50th Anniversary Report on Smoking and Health: Media Advisory
For Planning Purposes Only
Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Howard Koh, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Boris Lushniak, M.D., M.P.H.
RADM, U.S. Public Health Service
Acting U.S. Surgeon General
Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
|WHAT:||A new report, The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General, highlights 50 years of progress in tobacco prevention and control and presents new data on the health consequences of smoking.|
|WHEN:||9:30 a.m. (ET) on January 17, 2014|
|WHERE:||The event will also be available live on the Web at www.whitehouse.gov/live.|
|CONTACT:||HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health Press Office|
|EDITOR’S NOTE:||Related video bites and b-roll will be made available via satellite.|