There are two aspects of this work that I wish especially to stress at this time. First I wish to show with what complete accuracy problems in the relation of heredity to disease can be worked out; second, to emphasize how great a need there is that this relation of heredity to disease should be thoroughly worked out for man, and to suggest the almost incalculable value such studies would have for the future of preventive medicine. Indeed, as I see it, they would revolutionize preventive medicine.
Almost nowhere in the field of scientific research have the findings been so
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