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They don't feel secure while in office.
I was Interested - I should
say in a rootnote which should go into the section on legislation
-- to move strongly about the usefulness
of anti-hypertensive drugs in a community effort to reduce
death from stroke and heart disease, through lowering of high
blood pressure. I went to an American Heart
Association Conference on epidemiology of cardiovascular
diseases in Chicagolast February, a year ago about now, in '67.
I heard . Joseph Wilbur, who later.
testified, . He had done a small project in the state of
Georgia. Now it has developed that he is going to get funds
as a result of our efforts from the Regional Medical Program,
so he can do a bigger project in Atlanta. I had him here to
discuss what he was doing -- before all the heads
of regional medical programs in New York City. You know, the
Regional Medical Program is an outgrowth of the Cancer, Heart
and Stroke I got the President to
appoint commission in '64. I think the
Wilbur's methods and his methodology will interest and help
other anti-hypertension studies to get started all over the country,
At least that's my hope.
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