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January 11, 1964

On January 11, 1964, after threats of lawsuits from the Tobacco Industry, US Surgeon General Luther Terry went ahead and issued the warning that smoking may be hazardous to a person’s health. He stated that smokers might get cancer and would get… Continue reading

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December 9, 1994

On December 9, 1994, US Surgeon General Dr. Joycelyn Elders was forced to resign after when she was asked if it might be possible to reduce the spread of AIDS through a more explicit discussion of masturbation, she said, “I think… Continue reading

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January 11, 1964

On January 11, 1964, US Surgeon General Luther Terry issued the first government report that smoking may be hazardous to a smokers’ health. One out of ten doctors disagreed. That doctor, Matt Montgomery Wilder, MD Esq, said that not only … Continue reading

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