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PLoS Medicine

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 11 November 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:1190
  1. Paul Garner, professor of community health (,
  2. Helen Smith, research associate
  1. Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
  2. Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

    An open access, online journal from the Public Library of Science; first issue October 2004 ISSN 1549 1277

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    Prescription for a healthy journal: take monthly, at no cost; reaches six billion.” These are the heady first words written by the editors of PLoS Medicine, which hit our screens for the first time this month. This first issue, with its fascinating variety of commentary, essays, and original research, is about as good as it gets for a global medical journal. With science and research at the core of the journal, the editors have tackled head on …

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