(LOS ANGELES) -- Facing a growing mental health crisis among America's teens and young adults, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy says the problem is not something adults can fix alone. Adults need "to make sure that we're hearing from kids so that their stories... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy told lawmakers on Tuesday that the pandemic has had a "devastating" impact on the mental health of America's young people. "I'm deeply concerned as a parent and as a doctor that the obstacles this generation of young people... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A report released this week from the United States surgeon general warns of a growing mental health crisis among young people amid the coronavirus pandemic. Citing statistics like an over 50% increase in emergency room visits for suspected suicide attempts among girls... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The government's top doctor released a step-by-step toolkit Tuesday morning to help people combat misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccines in their own close circles. "We need people in communities all across our country to have these conversations," Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said in... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy defended the Biden administration's plans to begin rolling out booster shots for many Americans the week of Sept. 20, despite criticism from the World Health Organization and others that the U.S. should not offer booster shots... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The surgeon general is warning Americans about the "urgent threat of health misinformation" amid the government's current push to boost stalling vaccination rates. Dr. Vivek Murthy's advisory -- the first under the Biden administration -- addresses an epidemic of misinformation and disinformation, and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Dr. Kanika Bowen-Jallow was eight years into her pursuit of becoming a pediatric surgeon before she met a surgeon who looked like her, as a Black American. Now, Bowen-Jallow is a trailblazer in her own right as only the ninth Black female... Read More.
Brady Township, PA – $3,000 worth of dentistry tools were stolen from a Luthersburg man. The unnamed 64-year-old man reported to police that his case of dentistry tools was taken from his home on Pine Swamp Road in Brady Township sometime between Aug. 1, 2019... Read More.