Essays Tagged: "Surgeon General"

Smoke in the Eye - The Fight Against Big Tobacco

in an attempt to prove the contrary. The British Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and the American Surgeon General produced almost identical conclusions not only identifying the health hazards and ri ... e of this that two of the worlds leading health-research agencies the British RCP, and the American Surgeon General, produced the RCP Report of 1962, and the U.S. Surgeon General?s Report of 1964. The ...

(4 pages) 150 0 3.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Paper on sport and facility management

Soccer Team, the National Cancer Institute, the Centers for Disease Control, and the United States Surgeon General got together to fight Joe Camel using the athletes. Some of the athletes were the U. ...

(2 pages) 144 3 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Lie, cheat and steal, only for cigarettes

is at fault for buying and using the productanyway. On the package of cigarettes it states that the surgeon general warns everyone of the harmfuleffects that cigarette can cause. The case does state t ...

(1 pages) 66 0 1.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs


y such evidence, more than 40 million people in the U.S. quit smoking inthe year following the 1964 surgeon general's report. The proportion of males who smoke decreased frommore than 60 percent to ab ... his problem is that the smoker craves the effect of the nicotine in the smoke. Ina 1988 report, the surgeon general declared nicotine to be an addictive drug comparable to other addictivesubstances in ...

(1 pages) 52 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Diet and Cancer... What is the Link?

risk of developing cancer. Theresults of the study were supported by later research done by NAS, theSurgeon General, Department of Agriculture and Health and HumanServices, and the National Institute ...

(2 pages) 102 0 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Alcohol abuse and youth of america

er capita alcohol consumptionhas been on a decline for years, drinking among minors, in the wordsof Surgeon General Antonia Novello, ''is out of control.'' Morespecifically, ''unsupervised parties whe ... ohol abuse, and is scheduled togive President Bush a strategy for combatting the problem by January.Surgeon General Novello is among those who are trying to eliminateloopholes in states' minimum-age l ...

(5 pages) 134 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Tobacco product advertising.

Sociology 100 Course Project - Media Advertisement"SURGEON GENERAL'S WARNING: Smoking Causes Lung Cancer, Heart Disease, Emphysema, And May Complicate ...

(6 pages) 138 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Tobacco Advertising

overnment regulationsEvery major piece of federal legislation approved from the time when the first Surgeon General's account that protects health and safety, has particularly disqualified the cigaret ... Health Organization reached the same finale (Stoddard, 1997).Position of tobacco advertisingThe US Surgeon General recognized seven ways in which tobacco advertising and promotion is amplifying consu ...

(7 pages) 229 0 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Persuasive essay against smoking for teens.

ttract more teens, since they are easier to persuade and can be a long time consumer. Meanwhile the Surgeon General has confirmed that cigarette smoking is dangerous to everyone's health. I totally su ...

(2 pages) 119 1 1.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Antonia Novello Biography in First person

I am Antonia Novello. I was the first female and first Hispanic to be appointed surgeon general of the United States. As a former pediatrician, my concern was on the health of youn ... al doctor degree in (1970 ). That year I married Joseph Novello who was a United States Navy flight surgeon. Later on we moved to Michigan were I continued my medical training. I was the first woman t ... bels. President George Bush elected in (1988 and in 1989 ) he nominated me to be the country's next surgeon general. The role of the surgeon general is the symbolic doctor for all Americans. The surge ...

(3 pages) 19 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

What is to Blame for Youth Violence?: The Media, Guns, Parenting, Poverty, Bad Programs, Orâ ¦

The first-ever Surgeon General's report on youthviolence was recently released by Dr. David Satcher, aClinton appoi ... ena TV news magazine claims that TV violence is notdangerous, I don't take it too seriously, but theSurgeon General's report was a different matter. Moreimportantly, I wondered how parents and others ... therefore moredifficult to predict unless you have many thousands ofadults in your sample.)When the Surgeon General explains that mediaviolence is not a major cause of youth violence, he iscorrect tha ...

(6 pages) 145 0 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Advertising Alcohol and Tobacco

What Restrictions are there on Advertising Alcohol and Tobacco?Surgeon General started restrictions in 1954 - this started with the warnings on cigarette packages, ...

(5 pages) 267 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Cigarette Smoking: The Slow Killer

many have forgotten about the United States' highest actual cause of death, smoking. In a 960 page Surgeon General's report entitled, The Health Consequences of Smoking, Dr. Richard H. Carmona highli ...

(4 pages) 47 1 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Ring of Truth

only 165 of those hours would have been representative of a strong Christian worldview. In 2001 the Surgeon General of the United States agreed with top medical groups that violence in the mass media ...

(1 pages) 15 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Problem Analysis Summary - Part One

es is losing their health, the cost to employers is rising healthcare costs.In May of 2004 Michigan Surgeon General, Kimberly Wisdom released a Prescription for a Healthier Michigan to address the ove ... (2004, Feb.). Retrieved April 20, 2005 Surgeon General's Prescription for a Healthier Michigan, (May, 2004).Retrieved April 20, 2005 at www ...

(2 pages) 60 0 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

What's the Bottom Line to a Healthier Lifestyle?

danger posed by lack of attention to employees' physical health has been the focus of the Michigan Surgeon General since the appointment of the office has shed light on a serious problem. Michigan's ... oblem. Michigan's own governor has also addressed important issues contained in the report from the Surgeon General that affect long-term health that will ensure the workforce remains productive. "The ...

(4 pages) 179 1 4.1 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness


of expectant mothers in the U.S. smoke throughout their pregnancies. According to a report from the Surgeon General, twenty percent of low birth weight births, either percent of preterm deliveries and ...

(1 pages) 723 1 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

How Televised Violence Effects Attitudes and Behaviors

g been the topic of study and national debate. "For close to 30 years, dating from the 1960s to the Surgeon General's report in 1972, the National Institute of Mental Health report in 1982, and the Am ...

(8 pages) 80 0 4.6 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Ban Tobacco!

more than 12 million people have died from smoking-related diseases in the 40 years since the first surgeon general's report on smoking and health was released in 1964. Such a harmful product should n ...

(4 pages) 23 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol


88 percent tried their first cigarette by age 18.- "Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General," 1994, p. 67.Citation-Every day, the tobacco companies get about 3,000 new customer ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol