This short essay was part of a collection of papers on the prevention and control of heart disease originally presented at
the eighty-seventh annual meeting of the American Public Health Association in October 1959. In it, Freis argued that hypertension
was a major contributing factor in heart disease and antihypertensive drugs offered considerable prophylactic value in its
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1960-03 (March 1960)
Freis, Edward D.
Periodical: Freis, Edward D. "The Role of Hypertension." The American Journal of Public Health and the Nation's Health 50,
3 (March 1960): 11-13. Article. 3 Images.
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