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Welcome to the Grey Literature Report (GreyLit). GreyLit is produced and owned by New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM). The mission of the GreyLit is to provide the access to health policy information that is freely available on the Web. These Terms of Use contain ground rules for your use of the Services (the "Terms"). By accessing, using, or contributing to the Services, and in consideration for the Services provided to you, you agree to abide by the Terms.

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Governing Law and Entire Agreement
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