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The Edward D. Freis Papers

Title:
HEW News Release pdf (111,752 Bytes) ocr (2,501 Bytes)
HEW News Release
Description:
This news release from the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (now the Department of Health and Human Services) announced the start of a national hypertension awareness initiative, later named the National High Blood Pressure Education Program, which would promote education, screening, and treatment of the disease. Impressed by the VA hypertension study, Mary Lasker and others had prevailed upon HEW Secretary Elliot Richardson to begin such an effort.
Number of Image Pages:
2 (111,752 Bytes)
Date:
1972-07-26 (July 26, 1972)
Creator:
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
Rights:
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Hypertension
Public Health
Exhibit Category:
The VA Cooperative Study and the Beginning of Routine Hypertension Screening, 1964-1980
Box Number: 5
Folder Number: 25
Unique Identifier:
XFBBKS
Document Type:
Press releases
Announcements
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Scrapbooks, 1926-2004
Folder: Scrapbook 22 [photographs], 1972
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2007-01-09
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