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number of people -- they studied it with 11,000 people; half of them were in one group and half in the other --, if you just refer people in an ordinary way to their doctors, you get a decline in deaths. But if you refer people to centers where they are going to look after them carefully and step up their regimens of drugs, whatever treatment is necessary, you get an increase of 20% decline in deaths over the ordinary care. They did this study, and there was absolutely no doubt about it.

Q:

Isn't this the application of common sense?

Lasker:

You'd think so, but they had to do this study to convince people, and even so there will be a lot of people that won't be convinced, because it makes more trouble.

Q:

Yes, it's more effort.

Lasker:

Yes. So those are the winners. It was I thought a very good group of winners.

Q:

It was. How about the ones coming up? Have they been selected?

Lasker:

Yes. the ones coming up have been selected. You want to hear them now?





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