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Spending poe on L-arginine

L-arginine is a non-essential amino acid found in foods and used in the body to combat aging, strengthen connective tissues, build muscles, fight inflammation, enhance sex drive, tonify skin, and many other things. The latest finding is that arginine even … Continue reading

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Hospital casualties rising

The latest 2013 report in the Journal of Patient Safety estimated US hospital deaths from adverse events at up to 440,000 per year. That’s way up from the 1999 estimate of 98,000 per year. Medicare patients alone are dying at … Continue reading

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Hospitals profit from their mistakes

In the American Journal of Medical Quality, the researchers found that hospitals profit nearly 9 times more for treating infections that they caused! The hospital-infected patient spends an average of 24 days in the hospital. An ICU patient who develops … Continue reading

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