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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United
States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all
Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those
who are least able to help themselves.
HHS agencies manage more than 300 programs, covering a wide
spectrum of activities.
The Office of the Surgeon General is part of the Office of Public Health and Science, Office of the
Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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