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Arch Intern Med. 2004;164(9):926. doi:10.1001/archinte.164.9.926.
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To promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of human health by publishing manuscripts of interest and relevance to internists practicing as generalists or as medical subspecialists.

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Editor: Philip Greenland, MD 680 N Lake Shore Dr Suite 1102 Chicago, IL 60611 Phone: (312) 503-5387 Fax: (312) 503-5388 E-mail: archinternmed@jama-archives.org

Deputy Editors:Linda L. Emanuel, MD, PhD, Chicago, Ill Janardan D. Khandekar, MD, Evanston, Ill

Editorial Assistant:Sheila K. Kessler, Chicago, Ill

EDITORIAL BOARD

Frederick R. Ahmann, MD, Tucson, Ariz Joseph S. Alpert, MD, Tucson, Ariz Christine K. Cassel, MD, Portland, Ore William S. Dalton, MD, Tampa, Fla M. Brian Fennerty, MD, Portland, Ore Faith T. Fitzgerald, MD, Sacramento, Calif Robert J. Goldberg, PhD, Worcester, Mass John P. Howe III, MD, Washington, DC Richard S. Liebowitz, MD, Durham, NC Farrell J. Lloyd, MD, MPH, Scottsdale, Ariz Jack M. Matloff, MD, Los Angeles, Calif Eskild A. Petersen, MD, Tucson, Ariz

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