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President Bush took the first step toward filling two key vacancies in his administration yesterday. He named his choices for surgeon general and head of the National Institutes of Health. NPR's Julie Rovner reports that both nominees face opposition from conservative Republicans, but are expected to be confirmed by the Democrat-controlled U.S. Senate.