| Jul 13, 2009
| 10:06 AM
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama nominated for surgeon general a rural family physician who has faced hurricanes, flood and fire to care for impoverished patients along Alabama's Gulf Coast.
Obama says Dr. Regina Benjamin understands the needs of the...
| Jul 14, 2009
President Obama announced Monday that he would nominate Dr. Regina M. Benjamin -- a family physician who founded a health clinic in a small, shrimp-farming town in Alabama -- to be the nation's surgeon general.
Benjamin in 1995 became the first black...
| Jan 11, 2010
As a registered dietitian, Sharon Salomon of Phoenix teaches clients how to eat right and lose weight. But despite her expertise, Salomon says there's just one word to describe her own physique: "fat."
To some, Salomon's 5-foot-2-inch, 170-pound body...