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Obama to Nominate Surgeon General

Say hello to the new caretaker of our nation's public health. President Obama plans to nominate Dr. Vivek Hallegere Murthy as the next surgeon general. Murthy is a Harvard Medical School physician and co-founder of the nonprofit Doctors for America, which was launched in 2008 as Doctors for Obama, and aims to bring affordable and high-quality health care to the nation. He will replace current acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak if confirmed by the Senate.