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Your Hospital Can be a Dangerous Place

Going to the hospital can be DANGEROUS. The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that millions of people die each year from medical errors and infections linked to health care. They say that going into hospital is far riskier than flying. Out of every 100 hospitalized...
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Nurse Fights!

If you thought the biggest problems you could face in the hospital were boredom (from time passing slowly) and getting a superbug, think again: You may find yourself in the middle of a FIST FIGHT!

Researchers think that measures are needed to prevent violence and protect nurses, not only to protect them but also to avoid compromising...

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Don't Get Out on Friday

If you end up in the hospital, try to get dischargedmidweek. A Canadian study shows that patients who aredischarged from hospitals on Fridays are more likely to diein the following month than those who are sent home midweek.

Chaim Bell and Carl van Walraven at the University ofToronto analyzed the records of more than 2.4 million...

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