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Isn't it mad?
That sounds like an awful waste.
I finished the figures.
You were talking about the Framingham project
as one that was being curtailed.
Are there other significant ones that come to mind?
Yes, there was a whole effort in what was called the
control branch of the Regional Medical Centers, where they were
working on the use of drugs against high blood pressure in the
community and they wanted to show that the giving of drugs for high
blood pressure, would lower blood pressure and also reduce the
deaths from stroke. It's done on a community-wide basis. That's
another important one that's been curtailed. It's not stopped.
Well, one useful thing that we felt at least was
constructive was that Dr. Lee, who had been the Assistant Secretary
of HEW for Health, Philip Lee, retired, and then Finch tried to
approach Knowles. You know the great commotion about Knowles
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