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C. Everett Koop Dies: Former Surgeon General Was 96

C. Everett Koop, who served as United States Surgeon General for seven years in the ’80s, has died. He was 96 years old. Koop was well-known for his stance on smoking and spoke out against the widespread use of cigarettes in the U.S. in the ’80s, bringing a very controversial topic to the forefront of conversation. He was also very …

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