Public Health

On This Day – 12th July

On 12th July 1957, the US government became the first government to publicly link smoking to lung cancer. The Surgeon General, Dr. Leroy Burney, who was an epidemiologist (someone who looks at patterns and causes of various health and disease conditions), issued a report which stated: ‘It is clear that there is an increasing and… Continue reading On This Day – 12th July