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Renewing PLOS Medicine's Editorial Board in Times of Global Distraction

While science has no place for the notion of a post-truth era, medical research has at times been susceptible to manipulation for non-scientific purposes. How should medical journals exemplify reliability in times of widespread competing interests and increasingly prominent health-related claims from unfiltered sources?

In this month's Editorial, the PLOS Medicine Editors recognize the members of our recently renewed editorial board and explore the editorial board's role in maintaining the journal's validity, relevance and vital connection to the medical research community.

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