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Indiana doctor confirmed as new US Surgeon General

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Senate confirms an Indiana man to serve as the Surgeon General of the United States. 

Dr. Jerome Adams was confirmed for the job this week, after being nominated by President Trump in June.

One of Adams' top priorities is taking on the country's opioid epidemic. 

Adams has served as Indiana's Health Commissioner since 2014. 

He will now serve a four-year term as Surgeon General.

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