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Murthy was the 19th surgeon general of the country and was confirmed by the Obama administration in December 2014.
Horoho would be the first woman to serve as Army surgeon general if confirmed by the Senate.
Titled "Bone Health and Osteoporosis: A Report of the Surgeon General," the report suggests that supplements may be helpful to those who do not get enough calcium and vitamin D in their diets.
The surgeon general made these recommendations while announcing his agenda for 2005.
For individuals who are not getting enough calcium and vitamin D in the diet, the Surgeon General suggested supplements might be helpful.
The role of the surgeon general is to serve as spokesperson to the nation no matters of public health and medicine.
The American College of Sports Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and the Surgeon General Report on Physical Activity and Health recommend accumulating at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity most days of the week.
The letter includes additional information provided by the Surgeon General.
Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General, Chapter 5 Older Adults and Mental Health, http://www.
Women and smoking: a report of the Surgeon General.
Surgeon General David Satcher released a National Agenda for Children's Mental Health which outlines goals and strategies to improve the services for children and adolescents with mental health problems.
At the turn of the last century, most Americans could expect to lose their teeth by middle age," Surgeon General David Satcher said in the first surgeon general's report on oral health, released in May.