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Medical Errors

A Healthy Blog has an interesting post (“Stories of Harm“) giving patient video testimonies regarding their experience with medical errors and how it has impacted their life.

The Consumer Health Quality Council is a group of Massachusetts patients who have been harmed by medical errors and they are calling for reform within the health care system.

Their stories are truly moving…and sad. It’s sad that, according to this website, medical errors are the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S.