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Surgeon General Murthy Sworn In

US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy was sworn in today in a ceremony with Vice President Joe Biden. America Walks congratulates Dr. Murthy on his appointment and looks forward to working with him. Dr. Murthy says he hopes to reduce chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease by promoting physical activity. “The shift we have to make as a country is from one that is predominantly focused on treatment to one that is focused much more on prevention,” Murthy says. For a copy of the full remarks made by Dr. Murthy today, please Click Here.