December 10th 2013
By: Ken McGowan
"Unless we put medical freedom into the constitution the time will come when medicine will organize into an undercover dictatorship and force people who wish doctors and treatment of their own choice to submit to only what the dictating outfit offers." ~ Dr. Benjamin Rush 1787 (Founding Father, signer of the Declaration of Independence.)
"Medical errors kill enough people to fill four jumbo jets a week." says The Wall Street Journal
"200,000 to 400,000 deaths per year from preventable harm in hospitals" reports "A New, Evidence-based Estimate of Patient Harms Associated with Hospital Care" published in the Journal of Patient Safety September 2013.
"It seems that every time researchers estimate how often a medical mistake contributes to a hospital patient's death, the numbers come out worse." laments Scientific American