"Medication errors are among the most common medical errors, harming at least 1.5 million people every year." - Institute of Medicine.
Such mistakes kill at least 7,000 people a year, according to the institute, an independent, non-profit organization that advises the federal government on health issues.
Click on this link for a very frightening look at our conventional medical system: DeathbyMedicine.doc
The total number of deaths caused by conventional medicine is an astounding 783,936 per year. It is now evident that the American medical system is the leading cause of death and injury in the US. (By contrast, the number of deaths attributable to heart disease in 2001 was 699,697, while the number of deaths attributable to cancer was 553,251.5)