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- U.S. News & World Report: Hospital admission more dangerous than flying
- Scientific American: Deaths from avoidable medical error more than double in past decade
- Mother Jones: Hospitals way more dangerous than you thought
- HospitalInfection.org: Needless, deadly peril at U.S. hospitals
- New York Times: Rising threat of infections unfazed by antiobiotics
- CDC: The direct medical costs of healthcare-associated infections in U.S. hospitals and the benefits of prevention
- Harvard: ortality among hospitalized Medicare
- NPR: When doctors don't sleep
- American Journal of Medical Quality: Hand hygiene compliance rates in the United States
- Science Daily Doctor's neckties: A reservoir for bacteria?
- ABC News: 'Superfreakonomics': When dirty hands mean deadly infections
- Commonwealth Fund: Measuring the health of nations
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Infographic: The hazards of hospitals
Hospitals are supposed to be places of healing. But as this infographic shows, threats like superbugs, sloppy records and sleepy interns actually can make U.S.