Reports of the Surgeon General, U.S. Public Health ServiceThe Surgeon General of the Public Health Service has focused the Nation's attention on important public health issues. Reports of the Surgeon General on the adverse health consequences of smoking triggered nationwide efforts to prevent tobacco use. Reports on nutrition, violence, and HIV/AIDS—to name but a few—have heightened America's awareness of important public health issues and generated major public health initiatives.
- The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke: Secondhand Smoke and What It Means to You (PDF - 11 MB)
Understanding AIDS: America Responds to AIDS (brochure)