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Posts by: Sylvia Mathews Burwell

Read a blog post about Public Service Recognition Week 2015.

The passion, dedication, and tireless work of our public servants are the backbone of our government and the American people depend on them.

Read a blog post about National Infant Immunization Week.

My friend Elmo is one of many helping us spread the word about childhood immunization.

For African-Americans, the uninsured rate has declined 9.2 percentage points, while the Latino community has seen a 12.3 percentage point drop.

Read a blog post about the 50th anniversary of Head Start.

I’m passionate about Head Start for many reasons, but one of them is personal: Head Start helped me.

Read a blog post about our plan to combat and prevent antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Today, the Administration is releasing the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria (NAP).

Read a blog post about a new initiative to reduce opioid related injuries and deaths.

Our intention is clear: to save lives by preventing the misuse and abuse of prescription opioids and heroin use.

Read a blog post about LGBT Health Awareness Week.

We will continue to work for health equity for all Americans, during LGBT Health Awareness Week and beyond.

Read a blog post about national nutrition standards and the benefits for our children.

The updated school meals standards introduced across the country in 2012 are undoubtedly improving the quality of school meals.

Read a blog post about the 5-year Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act.

Five years ago, we laid the foundation for a historic transformation in our health care system. Today, it’s paying off, for consumers, businesses & our economy.

Read a blog post about the Precision Medicine Initiative and Secretary Burwell’s visit to San Francisco.

These are just some of the many examples of precision medicine and the promise it holds for the future care of patients across the country.

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