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Death by Medicine

History tells us it can take decades before a medical truth becomes accepted as fact, and recent headlines are a perfect example of this. Sixteen years ago, I read an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) that stunned me. 249 more words

Media

5 Things You Should Know About Medical Errors and Mortality

Medical Errors are No. 3 Cause of US Deaths“.  As someone who has spent her entire career working in hospitals, I was interested to see this headline a few weeks ago. 729 more words

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Medical professionals & Organic food

We got this email from her doctor the other day “great news! the chromosome analysis is back for rachana’s day 29 bone marrow biopsy. they are totally normal. 845 more words

Chemo

New holocaust study: medical errors 3rd leading cause of death in US

 

 

I’ve been telling you about this for years.

A message to “quack busters” who attack natural health behind a phony mask of “scientific skepticism”: put your own house in order—that’s where the real quacks are. 316 more words

Government

EXCLUSVE: Do You Know How Good Your Doctor Is? - Medical Errors 3rd Leading Cause Of Death In The US

Source: RT
May 9, 2016

Do you know how good your doctor is? Doctors are human and are therefore prone to mistakes as medical errors kill more than 250,000 Americans every year, amounting to the third leading cause of death in the nation. 22 more words

News

Medical errors cause 250,000 U.S. deaths a year

Medical errors cause more than 250,000 deaths every year in the United States, enough to make them the nation’s third-leading cause of death if they were recognized in official statistics, experts say. 97 more words

Healthcare

3. Something that will scare you to death

You probably know cardiovascular disease and cancer are the leading causes of death, but a risk you may not be familiar with is going to the hospital… 98 more words

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