Dr. Carolyn Chambers Clark, Award-Winning Author and Wellness Nurse Practitioner

DIAGNOSIS: What you Need to Do When You're Diagnosed

A new study from the Institute of Medicine found you're likely to be diagnosed wrong at least once in your lifetime.

For more on this topic, click on
http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2015/09/30/diagnostic-errors.aspx?e_cid=20150930Z1_DNL_art_2&utm_s

Also be aware that medical errors are the number 3 cause of death in the U.S., close behind cancer and heart disease.

Click on the following link for more information:
http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2013/09/20/224507654/how-many-die-from-medical-mistakes-in-u-s-hospitals

For these two reasons, it's imperative you are an informed patient, fully participating in your care. See the links above for how to do this. 


For more on the American health care system, click on this link: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/u-s-infant-mortality-rate-worse-than-other-countries/

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