One in Six Patients Believe Their Doctor Made a Mistake in Their Treatment

ImageThis headline was featured on Mercola.com. He cited a study that found that 13% of the people polled received the wrong diagnosis and 12.5 % received the wrong treatment so as a result, one in seven patients had opted to change physicians. There have been many studies showing that more people die from receiving the wrong prescription drug than from one of the leading causes of death-heart attacks.  Johns Hopkins Medical School refined this research and discovered that medical errors and prescription drugs together may actually be the Leading cause of death.

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