U.S. Surgeon General Visits St. Louis
By Kevin Lavery, KWMU
U.S. Surgeon General Richard H. Carmona visited St. Louis Wednesday (Oct. 22) to deliver the keynote address to the National Recreation and Park Association. Carmona also visited a St. Louis recreational center, where he spoke with senior citizens about such issues as dietary practices, exercise and federal efforts to secure a prescription drug benefit under Medicare. KWMU's Kevin Lavery spoke with Dr. Carmona about these and other topics on the U.S. Public Health Service agenda.