New Surgeon General Sworn In

Remember when we told you last month that Trump’s pick for Surgeon General was confirmed by the Senate? Well, yesterdayVP Mike Pence swore in Jerome Adams, who was previously appointed by Pence in 2014 to serve as Indiana’s health commissioner. At the ceremony Tuesday afternoon, Adams said his motto as Surgeon General will be to create better health through better partnerships in an effort to address wide-ranging health issues, such as the opioid epidemic, mental health, and childhood obesity. More here.

Brenda Arredondo