PLoS Medicine is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in October 2004. It is the second journal of the Public Library of Sciences, which publishes open-access material. All material in PLoS Medicine is published under the Creative Commons license. To fund the journal, the publication’s business model requires that authors pay publication costs.
PLoS Medicine provides an innovative and influential venue for research and comment on the major challenges to human health worldwide. It specifically seeks to publish papers which have relevance across a range of settings and that address the major environmental, social, and political determinants of health, as well as the biological.
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