Month: November 2016

Medical Errors Third Leading Cause Of Death, Study Says

Over 250,000 people die each year due to medical errors, according to a new study out of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. That figure makes medical mistakes America’s third leading cause of death, surpassing chronic respiratory diseases, unintentional accidents and cerebrovascular conditions. Medical Errors Cause 250,000 Annual Patient Deaths To arrive at their number, …

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Breast Cancer Diagnosis Delayed In Women With “Non-Lump” Symptoms

Nearly 1 in 6 women with breast cancer don’t present with a lump, according to new research from England. That may not sound like a high percentage, but women with non-lump cancer symptoms are also less likely to visit a doctor at the earliest possible date. Women who do notice an unusual lump, on the other hand, …

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