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200,000 Americans Killed Each Year in Hospitals by Medical Error

Posted on Mar 2, 2010 in Uncategorized

Tuesday, March 02, 2010 by: David Gutierrez, staff writer– (NaturalNews) According to “Dead By Mistake,” a report detailing the findings of an investigation by the Hearst Corporation, approximately 200,000 people die in the United States every year from hospital infections and preventable medical errors. To make matters worse, the situation has not changed from 10 years ago, when the recommendations of a similar report by the federal government went ignored. Car accidents, often classified as the leading preventable cause of death in the United States, kill fewer than...

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