TITLE

Public outreach on thyroid disease advised

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Patient Education Management;Jan2009, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the national campaign co-sponsored by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and The American Thyroid Association which provides awareness on thyroid diseases.
ACCESSION #
36505391

 

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