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Medical Errors: Third Leading Cause of Death?

Mistakes in patient care should be listed as the third leading cause of death in the U.S., as a new study revealed errors cause about 250,000 deaths annually.

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Mistakes in patient care should be listed as the third leading cause of death in the U.S., as a new study revealed errors cause an estimated 250,000 deaths annually. The study's authors have called for better tracking and reporting procedures. (NPR)

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