Introducing President Bush's Choice For Surgeon General:
By Nurse Mark
President George W. Bush announced on May 25 that
he has chosen Kentucky physician James Holsinger to become the top U.S. doctor.
This appointment as still requires Senate
approval. He would replace Richard Carmona, who stepped down last year.
"Dr. Holsinger will particularly focus his
efforts on educating parents and children about childhood obesity, a serious
epidemic that decreases quality of life and burdens our healthcare system," said
Holsinger, 68, headed up Kentucky's health system
and is the former chancellor of the University of Kentucky's medical center. He
is a retired Army Reserve major general.
He is a cardiologist and has been a Professor of
Preventive Medicine with the University of Kentucky.
"As America's chief health educator, he will be
charged with providing the best scientific information available on how
Americans can make smart choices that improve their health and reduce their risk
of illness and injury," Bush said in a statement.
We welcome the new Surgeon General, and we hope
that with his background as a Professor of Preventive Medicine he will be open
to consideration of all means of maintaining and improving health - allopathic
and natural and alternative therapies alike.
You can contact the Surgeon General to welcome
him to his new post and to tell him that people who favor natural medicines and
remedies will be following his career by clicking here:
You can also contact President Bush to tell him that
you will be pleased to find that his new nominee for the post of Surgeon General
is willing to consider that alternative and complimentary medicines are a viable
alternative to the offerings of Big Medicine and Big Pharma...