medical errors

UK Study Ties Birth Defects to Prescription Antibiotics

A study out of the United Kingdom shows that women prescribed certain antibiotics were much more likely to have children with major birth defects. This study has confirmed what many doctors have already suspected—that these antibiotics, if given in the first trimester, can lead to devastating consequences. If you have…

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Eye Popping Report on “Chaos” in our Nation’s Pharmacies

The New York Times has published a shocking report on the rise of pharmacy negligence, in particular dispensing the wrong medications to the wrong patients. Pharmacists themselves have complained that these mix-ups are unsurprising given the stress that they are under. Corporate Performance Metrics to Blame As reported in the…

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