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    what is the citation error?

    Here are some statements that contains at least one error in fules for correct and effective citations. Could anyone show me, please? Thx.

    a. The chances of developing a potentially fatal illness simply by checking into a British hospital ward are among the lowest in the world, says a report from the British Medical Association.


    b. And Time magazine reported that two new major studies found that daily calcium supplements provide little or no benefit against osteoporosis and colorectal cancer.


    c. A 1978 report by the U. S. Food and Drug Administration said artificial sweeteners cause cancer in humans.


    d. In a recent interview, Dr. Howard Smith said the prevention of heart disease needs to begin early in life, because by age 50, the damage has already been done.

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    Re: what is the citation error?

    Hello Q., welcome to Using English!

    Would you like to try first?

    For instance, what elements would you expect to find in a citation?

    Best wishes,

    MrP

    Not a professional ESL teacher.

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