Thursday, January 3, 2008

Prescription Drugs 16,400% More Deadly Than Terrorists

[This is an article from 2005, but it is so well written.]

America was rudely awakened to a new kind of danger on September 11, 2001: Terrorism. The attacks that day left 2,996 people dead, including the passengers on the four commercial airliners that were used as weapons. Many feel it was the most tragic day in U.S. history.

But what if six jumbo jets crashed every day in the United States, claiming the lives of 783,936 people every year? Well, forget "what if."

According to the groundbreaking 2003 medical report Death by Medicine, 783,936 people in the United States die every year from conventional medicine mistakes. That's the equivalent of six jumbo jet crashes a day for an entire year.

Read the entire article.

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