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U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy made an appearance in Knoxville, Tennessee on June 21, 2016. The health concerns focused on were the growing opioid epidemic, mental health, wellbeing, and tobacco/e-cigarettes. This visit to Knoxville from a Surgeon General marks the first one since 1992. The Surgeon General also discussed Zika and tobacco abuse, although majority of the discussion was centered around opiates. The town hall was open to the public and was standing room only. From those suffering from chronic pain to healthcare providers, Knoxville was well represented by those present for the discussion. Growing concerns surrounding the opiate crisis in our nation has spawned the Surgeo