Surgeon General Vivek Murthy answering questions from public on twitter today ….

  Please be advised, I received the following email from Vivek Murthy – the new surgeon general, and he is taking public questions online through his twitter account today only!  Below is the link to the twitter account and also a copy of the letter I received.   @Surgeon_General.     Hi, everyone -- I'm …

Teen tobacco ‘epidemic’ shocks surgeon general By Wendy Koch, USA TODAY

Many of America's teens smoke cigarettes as well as use smokeless tobacco, and the tobacco industry's marketing fuels their addiction, says the first U.S. surgeon general's report on youth tobacco use since 1994. "The numbers are really shocking," Surgeon General Regina Benjamin said in an interview, citing data in today's report that nearly one in …