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C. Everett Koop, Forceful U.S. Surgeon General, Dies at 96

Dr. Koop issued emphatic warnings about the dangers of smoking, and he almost single-handedly pushed the government into taking a more aggressive stand against AIDS. And despite his steadfast moral opposition to abortion, he refused to use his office as a pulpit from which to preach against it.

♬ For all the latest medical poop, call Surgeon General C. Everett Koop. ♬

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