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U.S. Surgeon General to Release New Report How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease

For Immediate Release: December 8, 2010
Contact: HHS Press Office
(202) 690-6343

WHO

  • Kathleen Sebelius
    Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Regina M. Benjamin, M.D., M.B.A.
    VADM, U.S. Public Health Service; U.S. Surgeon General
  • Howard Koh, M.D., M.P.H.
    Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

WHAT

Surgeon General Benjamin will host a press conference to release her first report on tobacco, A Report of the Surgeon General: How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease — The Biology and Behavioral Basis for Smoking-Attributable Disease. Since the historic 1964 report linking cigarette smoking to lung cancer, the Surgeon General's Report has become one of the most eagerly anticipated and widely read public health events of the year. The new report to be released December 9, 2010, provides new findings on how tobacco smoke damages the human body and leads to disease and death.

WHEN

Thursday, December 9, 2010, 9:30am ET
**Note: Media should arrive by 9:00am

To confirm attendance, please RSVP at www.SGReport2010.org by December 8th.

WHERE

The National Press Club
Conference Rooms, 13th Floor (press conference location)
529 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20045

The press event will also be available live on the Web at www.visualwebcaster.com/2010SGReport

EDITOR'S NOTE: High quality biomedical animation and other related video bites and b-roll will be made available via satellite and Web download.

All HHS press releases, fact sheets and other press materials are available at http://www.hhs.gov/news.

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