iPods http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/15294/all en CNN's Gupta: A Surgeon General Who Backs an Obesity Tax? http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnns-gupta-surgeon-general-who-backs-obesity-tax <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Media analyst Howard Kurtz of the Washington Post reported on Jan. 6 that President-elect Barack Obama has asked CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta to be the next surgeon general. </p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>According to Kurtz’s column, Gupta, a neurosurgeon who has worked as a CNN and CBS medical correspondent, <a href="http://voices.washingtonpost.com/the-trail/2009/01/06/obama_wants_journalist_for_sur.html?hpid=topnews"></a>“told administration officials that he wants the job.” </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnns-gupta-surgeon-general-who-backs-obesity-tax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Health Taxes BarackObama BudgetCuts CNN fastfoodbans healthzoning HowardKurtz iPods JohnRoberst SanjayGupta SurgeonGeneral waronobesity WashingtonPost WIC Tue, 06 Jan 2009 21:46:35 +0000 admin 27023 at http://www.mrc.org