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Patients Make More Medication Mistakes

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The number of serious medication errors people make is on the rise, leaving about one-third of such people in the hospital.

Every two minutes someone calls a U.S. poison control center about a medication error. They took the wrong dose, took their medication twice or accidentally took someone else’s, among other mistakes.

About 14 of those calls a day are serious medication errors that typically require medical treatment and…

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