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U.S. Surgeon General to Release 50th Anniversary Report on Smoking and Health

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WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwired) -- 01/16/14 --

Kathleen Sebelius
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

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.

9:30 a.m. (ET) on January 17, 2014

The event will also be available live on the Web at

Related video bites and b-roll will be made available via satellite.

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