According to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Doctors Are The Third in the US, Causing 225,000 Deaths Every Year.
- 12,000 -- unnecessary surgery
- 7,000 -- in hospitals
- 20,000 -- other errors in hospitals
- 80,000 -- infections in hospitals
- 106,000 -- non-error, negative effects of drugs
These total to 225,000 deaths per year from iatrogenic causes!!
Ex Drug Rep -- Manipulating Doctors
People think that the FDA is protecting them. It isn't. What the FDA is doing and what the public thinks it is doing are as different as night and day."
Dr. Herbert Ley Former U.S. FDA Commissioner
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The FDA recently (September 5, 2008) published a list of drugs that are potential problems. It reports the top 20 potentially harmful drugs in compliance with a bill passed by Congress last year forcing them to report potentially unsafe drugs to consumers. It is from the first quarter of this year. Why did it take four months for them to finally publish this report? Whose side are they on? The consumer or the drug companies?
Death from Iatrogenic Causes
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