U.S. surgeon general issues 'a new call to action' on addiction

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 14:31 in Health & Medicine

When Dr. Vivek Murthy left his Massachusetts hospital three years ago to become U.S. surgeon general, the nurses who had known him since he was a resident had a parting plea: Do something about addiction. On Thursday, with his tenure nearing an end, Murthy tried to make good on that request with...

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