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Jeff Jacoby

A war report discredited

By Jeff Jacoby
Globe Columnist / January 13, 2008

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FEW medical journals have the storied reputation of The Lancet , a British publication founded in 1823. In the course of its long history, The Lancet has published work of exceptional influence, such as Joseph Lister's principles of antiseptics in 1867 and Howard Florey's Nobel Prize-winning discoveries on penicillin in 1940. Today it is one of the most frequently cited ... (Full article: 780 words)

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