Trump’s Nominee For Agriculture Has Key Health Role

(By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez for Kaiser Health News)

Amid the cacophony of confirmation hearings for Cabinet nominees, President-elect Donald Trump reportedly has settled on former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to fill the final Cabinet-department vacancy: Secretary of Agriculture. Although consumers may simply think of the Department of Agriculture (USDA) as responsible for overseeing the farming industry, it also plays a key role in promoting health. Continue reading article here…

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