Far fewer Americans smoke today than when the Surgeon General’s office first weighed in on the problem. Now, 18-percent of all U.S. adults smoke compared to more than 42-percent of adults considered regular smokers back in 1964.
A new report from the U.S. Surgeon General's office says the nation is at a crossroads, celebrating decades of progress against the chief preventable killer but not yet poised to finish the job.
Many Americans suffer because they don't take their medications as prescribed, and a new campaign seeks to fix that.