by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on October 14, 2014 Updated: October 14, 2014
Republican lawmakers are calling for a "czar" to oversee the Ebola epidemic. That's exactly what a surgeon general could do.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on March 16, 2014
At least one Democratic senator is already planning to oppose Dr. Vivek Murthy, President Obama's Surgeon General nominee, over his gun violence prevention stance. The gun lobby has been actively pushing the Senate to reject Murthy's nomination.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on March 11, 2014
The Wyoming senator was trying to slam President Obama's Surgeon General nominee for holding the same position.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on February 27, 2014 Updated: February 27, 2014
The NRA is joining Sen. Rand Paul's (R-KY) quest to block the confirmation of President Obama's Surgeon General nominee.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on February 26, 2014
The Kentucky senator appears to think guns are not a public health threat. Just about every national doctors' group disagrees with that assessment.
by Alex Leichenger Posted on February 5, 2014
Senator Pat Roberts advertised his hometown by telling an Indian-American doctor about the other Indian-American doctors in Dodge City, Kans.