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U.S. Surgeon General VADM Jerome M. Adams. (Note: Tweets prior to 9/12/17 were from previous Surgeons General.)
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Watch Today: HHS Region 6 Opioid Summit: Generating Action Strategies to Address the Opioid Epidemic. The Summit will showcase promising practices in data and technology that have improved outcomes in communities across the country.
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U.S. Surgeon General Feb 16
Happy Lunar New Year. Wishing you good health and longevity. Here’s our dog, Bella.
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U.S. Surgeon General Feb 16
Welcome to new Assistant Secretary for , Dr. Brett Giroir. Look forward to the honor of swearing you in as an Admiral in the
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U.S. Surgeon General Feb 16
Replying to @BlueZones @CDCgov
. and tell us, the most cost effective way to lower healthcare costs is through local policy and supports, & built environment
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U.S. Surgeon General Feb 16
Replying to @Surgeon_General
Guevara in Costa Rica spends 1/15 of what US spends on healthcare, has HALF the cardiovascular mortality. Best way to lower healthcare costs isn't by focusing only on healthcare innovation, but rather on environment & community innovation.
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U.S. Surgeon General Feb 16
Starting my Friday with a briefing on from Dan Buettner, in hopes we can better show policy makers and employers how to build healthy AND prosperous communities.
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U.S. Surgeon General Feb 15
Most importantly, remember that your best defense is getting the vaccine. Getting vaccinated prevents spread to others, and reduces the duration and severity of illness. For more information, visit
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U.S. Surgeon General Feb 15
symptoms include sore throat, cough, fever, chills, aches, and tiredness. If you feel sick contact your health care provider sooner rather than later.
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U.S. Surgeon General Feb 15
It's important to protect yourself during the season: Remember the three c's: Clean, Cover and Contain. Clean your hands frequently. Cover your cough and sneeze. Contain your germs.
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U.S. Surgeon General Feb 15
As mentioned, given the severity of this year’s flu season – we are working closing with public health experts – including – to monitor the situation & share information on the steps you can take to protect yourself & your families from the spread of the .
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U.S. Surgeon General Feb 15
"Getting a shot, as recommended for every American over 6 months of age, makes you significantly less likely to get the flu and less likely to spread it to those who are most vulnerable," said
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HHS Media Feb 15
Today at 4:30 PM ET: HHS and the nation's top public health officials hold a press briefing on the current state of the in the U.S.
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Scott Gottlieb, M.D. Feb 14
Thanks Adams for challenging me to take the pledge! I keep ♥ healthy w/ physical activity, plus good nutrition & not smoking. Now I challenge Schuchat to take NHLBI’s national pledge to !
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U.S. Surgeon General Feb 15
Replying to @LTGWest
It was such an honor to have you there.
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HHS OASH Region II Feb 14
One way to prevent heart disease is to talk to your doctor. 10 Great Questions to ask your doctor.
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U.S. Surgeon General Feb 15
Replying to @Surgeon_General
We all have a role to play: talk about it. Break down silos and convene non traditional partners. Look for areas of agreement/alignment. Work together to educate your community and your leaders.
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U.S. Surgeon General Feb 15
Replying to @Surgeon_General
As a gun owner myself, I know most of us agree on several common sense solutions. But real change starts with a local conversation. Police, gun owners, gun retailers, and health advocates must come together as a community to address this
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U.S. Surgeon General Feb 15
Replying to @Surgeon_General
We must let the police investigate fully, but we can and must do better as a country to address the factors which lead to gun related violence. The status quo is not an option.
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U.S. Surgeon General Feb 15
As a father and an American, I'm absolutely heartbroken for those affected by yet another senseless shooting.
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U.S. Surgeon General Feb 14
Yesterday, I was honored to join President Donald J. Trump and Flotus Melania Trump to celebrate Black History...
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