Tag Archives: Medication Use in Modern Society

Medication Errors – A Killer

As a follow-up to its landmark report, To Err Is Human, the Institute of Medicine (of the National Academies) has determined that medication errors are a serious public health risk and that the risk remains a widespread and growing threat. … Continue reading

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The Deadliest Drugs in the United States

I often blog about drugs used as poisons, and I guess that’s why someone asked me the other day, “Which drugs are the deadliest in America?” The question required clarification before answering it. Did he mean the fastest killers, or … Continue reading

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