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Are Medical Errors Still the Third Leading Cause of Death?

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

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  • In 2013, Americans spent more on health care than Japan, Germany, France, China, the U.K., Italy, Canada, Brazil, Spain and Australia combined. At the time, the U.S. ranked last in terms of quality of care among industrialized nations. Little has changed since then. If anything, conventional medicine has only gotten more dangerous over time


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