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Mirzam's Avatar Mirzam 02:17 PM 09-10-2012

http://www.lef.org/LEFCMS/aspx/PrintVersionMagic.aspx?CmsID=111570

 

783,936 deaths are caused by conventional medicine a year.

 

 

 

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This fully referenced report shows the number of people having in-hospital, adverse reactions to prescribed drugs to be 2.2 million per year. The number of unnecessary antibiotics prescribed annually for viral infections is 20 million per year. The number of unnecessary medical and surgical procedures performed annually is 7.5 million per year. The number of people exposed to unnecessary hospitalization annually is 8.9 million per year.

 



cynthia mosher's Avatar cynthia mosher 02:33 PM 09-19-2012

Wow. huh.gif


Jennyanydots's Avatar Jennyanydots 12:23 AM 09-20-2012
Thanks for posting. Horrific, but not surprising greensad.gif
Marnica's Avatar Marnica 07:34 AM 09-20-2012

Conventionall medicine is the third leading cause of death in this country...this has been known for a long time. This report supports that.


Mirzam's Avatar Mirzam 08:08 AM 09-20-2012

More sobering statistics from this report:

 

 

 

 

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These figures show that an estimated 164 million people—more than half of the total US population—receive unneeded medical treatment over the course of a decade.

And like the VAERS vaccine reporting system, the number of adverse events are likely way under estimated.

 

 

 

 

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As few as 5% and no more than 20% of iatrogenic acts are ever reported. This implies that if medical errors were completely and accurately reported, we would have an annual iatrogenic death toll much higher than 783,936. In 1994, Leape said his figure of 180,000 medical mistakes resulting in death annually was equivalent to three jumbo-jet crashes every two days. Our considerably higher figure is equivalent to six jumbo jets are falling out of the sky each day.

 

With sickcare healthcare firmly in the control of the pharmaceutical companies, change will likely be hard fought. 
 

 

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We are fully aware of what stands in the way of change: powerful pharmaceutical and medical technology companies, along with other powerful groups with enormous vested interests in the business of medicine. They fund medical research, support medical schools and hospitals, and advertise in medical journals. With deep pockets, they entice scientists and academics to support their efforts. Such funding can sway the balance of opinion from professional caution to uncritical acceptance of new therapies and drugs. You have only to look at the people who make up the hospital, medical, and government health advisory boards to see conflicts of interest. The public is mostly unaware of these interlocking interests.

 

 
 

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