Aspen Ideas Festival Interview: U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy

[ 0 ] July 1, 2015 |

The genConnect team headed to the Aspen Ideas Festival, which runs from June 25 to July 4 in Aspen, Colorado, and includes thoughtful discussions from some of the world’s most inspirational leaders on issues that matter to our lives.

During an exclusive interview, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy shared about the top health issues Americans are facing today, including obesity and diabetes, and his passion for finding solutions to address them.

Vivek explained that the country’s resources are now focused primarily on treatment, but there’s a greater need to educate Americans about health issues. “We don’t spend nearly as much in time, effort or money in investing in prevention,” he said.

Watch Vivek’s interview:


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Category: Health, Nutrition

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About Vivek Murthy: Vivek Murthy is the U.S. Surgeon General. In his role, Vivek is responsible for communicating the best available scientific information to the public regarding ways to improve personal and public health. The son of immigrants [...]
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