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from the federal government to divide between 50 states -- not a great
deal of money -- to do some work, especially clinical work: you know,
treating people. And they do spend some money on research in blood
pressure at the National Heart Institute. We did get the state of
New York to pass a bill in the field of high blood pressure, and
they were going to set up a high blood pressure institute for research
in high blood pressure in the state.
That was last year.
Yes. But it passed within the last six months, and they
actually got a little money appropriated. I think they got. . . They
were supposed to have gotten $2 million.
State funds. And I asked Morgado, Governor Carey's chief
assistant, would we get the $2 million, and he said we would. Now,
I believe they'd just cut it down to $500,000. Isn't that lousy?
It's the major cause of death in the state. . .I mean heart disease
And what portion of the $15 million will the state of New York
Well, it probably will get the highest per capita amount;
$15 million is a very small amount.
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