From the founding editors: Beginners' luck, pluck, and conviction

From the founding editors

Beginners' luck, pluck, and conviction

The appearance of the Harvard Health Letter (initially titled the Harvard Medical School Health Letter) 30 years ago represented the triumph of conviction over amateurism.

The conviction, shared by both of us, was that it was high time for a leading medical school abounding in clinical and research expertise to engage a public hungry for reliable health information.

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