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Tobacco Report From 50 Years Ago Has Changed the World

If there is one person whose work created a ripple effect that is changing the world, it was the ninth surgeon general of the United States. Fifty years ago this month, he issued a report that linked cigarette smoking to lung cancer and heart disease.   On a cold, rainy day at Arlington National Cemetery, people gathered to remember and honor a man who devoted his life to improving the health of others. Surgeon General Luther Terry, now buried at the cemetery for military...

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