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Regina Benjamin, Sworn in as Surgeon General, Struggles with Weight

By Deena Bustillo on
Regina Benjamin was sworn in as the 18th surgeon general today. She is nationally known for her commitment to the health of the rural poor, and the physician has even opened a clinic in her home state of Alabama to help a poverty stricken city that was hit by Hurricaine Katrina. What people seem to be talking about, however, is her weight struggles. She has been widely criticized for her weight, and credibility in battling the nation's obesity problem. On Good Morning America, she...Read Full Story

Regina Benjamin Surgeon General

By Deena Bustillo on
Regina Benjamin was sworn in as the 18th surgeon general today. She is nationally known for her commitment to the health of the rural poor, and the physician has even opened a clinic in her home state of Alabama to help a poverty stricken city that was hit by Hurricaine Katrina. What people seem to be talking about, however, is her weight struggles. She has been widely criticized for her weight, and credibility in battling the nation's obesity problem. On Good Morning America, she...Read Full Story

Regina Benjamin -- Obama taps Alabama doc for surgoen general

By Jake on
After Sanjay Gupta said he didn't want the job, Barack Obama spent a few months before selecting his new surgeon general.He announced today that Regina Benjamin, a family physician from Alabama, would be his new surgoen general. From an article at usnews.com: Benjamin, the first black woman to head a state medical society, may not have Gupta's glamour. But her determination to reform and improve healthcare has earned her national accolades, including a MacArthur Foundation "genius award...Read Full Story
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