Former U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop dies at 96
Dr. C. Everett Koop's legacy is the healthier American
Koop served as Surgeon General from November 1981 until October 1989, taking stern and sometimes controversial stands on abortion, AIDS, fatty foods, drugs and cigarettes.
His death was announced by Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine, where he founded the C. Everett Koop Institute.
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