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Hospital Mistakes

U.S. Hospitals Make 17 Percent Fewer Mistakes

Reuters | Posted 02.01.2015 | Healthy Living

(Adds graphic link. No changes to text) NEW YORK, Dec 2 (Reuters) - About 50,000 people are alive today because U.S. hospitals committ...

Count the Dead From Medical Harm

Rosemary Gibson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Rosemary Gibson

Secrecy is unraveling the fabric of the health care system. The dishonor of the deceased is taking its toll. There is only one way out. Count the dead and the injured. Honor them as we would all wish to be honored.

2 Years Of Chemo, But She Didn't Have Cancer

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.18.2013 | World

A Swedish woman endured chemotherapy and other cancer treatments for two years, leaving her with weak bones, compressed vertebrae and brain damage tha...

Medical Errors Harm Huge Number of Patients

Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living

By Steve Sternberg, for U.S. News Early in July, Mary Brennan-Taylor stepped to the head of a class of medical students at the University at Buffal...