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Secretary of Health and Human Services

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Secretary of Health and Human Services
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     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   8.63

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    cabinet-level, executive, agency, well-being, provides, renamed, smallpox, polio, establishment, public, works, cancer, especially, separate, such, history
     content words:    Human Services, President Eisenhower


Secretary of Health and Human Services
By Meg Leonard
  

1     The Department of Health and Human Services is concerned with protecting the health and well-being of all Americans. It has a long history in our country. The first act to deal with the health of Americans was passed in 1798. This act was passed to give relief to sick and disabled seamen. Many changes have happened since that time.
 
2     Since its establishment, a lot of information has been passed to the American public through this executive department. In 1955, the Salk polio vaccine was licensed. The department has issued reports on many subjects, such as smoking, cancer, smallpox, and HIV and AIDS.
 
3     In 1953, a new cabinet-level department was established in the executive branch. It was called the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. The act that established this department was signed by President Eisenhower. .....
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