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Senator's Report Suggests Progress Curbing Deadly Hospital Errors
Senator's Report Suggests Progress Curbing Deadly Hospital Errors

Researchers who study patient safety say that hundreds of thousands of Americans die every year as a result of errors in care delivered in the nation’s hospitals. Depending on who is offering up the numbers, death estimates run anywhere from about 200,000 to 440,000 ...

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Blog posts in July, 2014

  • Research to Restore Memory After Brain Injury Gets Funding

    It sounds like something out of science fiction but brain researchers at a number of centers around the country hope to make it science fact. The ...

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  • Poll: Cut Medical Error by Requiring Doctor Reporting of Outcomes

    When the car is broken, you take it to the mechanic. When your body is broken, you take it to the doctor. Sadly, though, it is probably fair to say ...

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  • Doctors Uncertain How to Address Toxic Exposure During Pregnancy

    Obstetricians generally agree that talking about the risks of environmental hazards with their pregnant patients would be doing the women a great ...

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  • KC Seeks to Shake 'Deadly City' Tag by Reducing Gun Violence

    Kansas City is a great place to live. That doesn’t mean it is without its issues. According to The Kansas City Star, the city has earned the dubious ...

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