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U.S. Surgeon General Visits St. Louis

Surgeon General Richard Carmona

By Kevin Lavery, KWMU

St. Louis, MO –

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.


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