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Doctors should weigh the risk-benefit ratio, researcher says

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 9:00 pm

Follow your care plan to prevent attacks, expert says

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Posted: May 27, 2016, 8:00 pm

Study points to need for better coordinated care, more effective use of medications, cardiology specialist says

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Posted: June 24, 2016, 4:00 pm

Studies found 1 in 4 patients affected, and readmission to hospital for respiratory illness more likely

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Posted: June 17, 2016, 4:00 pm

Doctors should weigh the risk-benefit ratio, researcher says

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 9:00 pm

Listen to the NLM Director's Comments

Listen to the To Your Health: NLM update on the Impact of Medical error. The transcript is also available.

While recent research published in BMJ finds medical errors may be higher than previously reported in the U.S., Healthnewsreview.org notes the study's findings do not necessarily suggest clinical mistakes are a leading cause of death.

Posted: June 27, 2016, 5:35 pm

Odds of death due to heart disease 15 percent higher in black Americans with both conditions, study finds

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Posted: June 23, 2016, 9:00 pm

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