18th U.S. surgeon general sworn in

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (WSFA) -  An Alabama physician will be officially sworn as the 18th U.S. surgeon general. Dr. Regina Benjamin will assume the duties of her office this afternoon at the Ronald Reagan building and International Trade Center on Pennsylvania Avenue.

Dr. Benjamin previously ran a non-profit medical clinic in Bayou La Batre, Alabama.

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