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Acting Surgeon General Announces National Initiatives to Protect Children by Reducing Exposure to Secondhand Smoke
Date:9/13/2007

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:

WHO: Kenneth Moritsugu, M.D. M.P.H., Acting U.S Surgeon General

Jay E. Berkelhamer, M.D., F.A.A.P., President, American

Academy of Pediatrics

Daniel Schneider, J.D., Acting Assistant Secretary, HHS

Administration for Children and Families

Elizabeth Cotsworth, Director, Office of Radiation and Indoor

Air, Environmental Protection Agency

WHAT: Acting Surgeon General Kenneth Moritsugu will join together

with the American Academy of Pediatrics to announce a new

partnership to protect the nation's children from secondhand

smoke. The Environmental Protection Agency and the

Administration for Children and Families will also highlight

their joint initiative to reduce children's secondhand smoke

exposure among the hundreds of thousands of children who

participate in the national Head Start program.

WHEN: 10:00 a.m. (ET) on September 18, 2007 **Note: Media should

arrive by 9:30 a.m.

To confirm attendance, please RSVP at

http://www.sgsecondhandsmokereport.org by September 17th.

WHERE: Edward C. Mazique Parent Child Center

1719 13th Street, NW

Washington, D.C. 20009

CONTACT: HHS Office of Public Health and Science

(202) 690-7694

EDITOR'S NOTE: The Acting Surgeon General will also release Children and Secondhand Smoke Exposure, an excerpt from the 2006 Surgeon General's Report on The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke, and a new bilingual toolkit developed by the HHS Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to support efforts by Hispanic/Latino parents and community leaders.


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