Bad News For Us & US Medical System: Medical Errors 3rd Biggest Killer in America

By Jon Rappoport | No More Fake News


I’ve been telling you about this for years.

A message to “quack busters” who attack natural health behind a phony mask of “scientific skepticism”: put your own house in order—that’s where the real quacks are.

The structures of medical propaganda are cracking.

The Washington Post (“Researchers: Medical errors now third leading cause of death in United States,” May 3) reports on a new Johns Hopkins study. I’ll give you the Post’s explosive quotes and then analyze them.

“…a new study by patient safety researchers provides some context…Their analysis, published in the BMJ on Tuesday [‘Medical error—the third leading cause of death in the US,’ 03 May 2016], shows that ‘medical errors’ in hospitals and other health care facilities are incredibly common and may now be the third leading cause of death in the United States — claiming 251,000 lives every year, more than respiratory disease, accidents, stroke and Alzheimer’s.”

“Martin Makary, a professor of surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine who led the research, said in an interview that the category includes everything from bad doctors to more systemic issues such as communication breakdowns when patients are handed off from one department to another.”

“’It boils down to people dying from the care that they receive rather than the disease for which they are seeking care,’” Makary said.

“His calculation of 251,000 deaths [per year] equates to nearly 700 deaths a day — about 9.5 percent of all deaths annually in the United States.”

“Moreover, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention doesn’t require reporting of [medical] errors in the data it collects about deaths through billing codes, making it hard to see what’s going on at the national level.”

“Frederick van Pelt, a doctor who works for The Chartis Group, a health care consultancy, said another element of harm that is often overlooked is the number of severe patient injuries resulting from medical error.”

“’Some estimates would put this number at 40 times the death rate,’ van Pelt said.”

There you have it. Now let’s dig in.

First of all, this study, as you can see, is focusing on medical errors in hospitals and “other health care facilities.” Did the researchers do much work looking for fatal errors that occur in average doctors’ offices? If not, the death numbers mentioned in this study are on the low side.

The CDC, which regularly reports mortality figures, doesn’t receive data, nor does it require data, from doctors on errors which lead to patients’ deaths. So the CDC is completely in the dark on the third leading cause of death in the US. This, of course, is the same agency that assures the public that vaccines are wonderfully safe and effective.

Consider the final quotes above. The estimate that “severe patient injuries from medical errors” are 40 times the death figure would give us this: every year in the US, there are 10 million severe injuries as a result of medical errors.

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Originally entitled: “New holocaust study: medical errors 3rd leading cause of death in US”

Robert O'Leary 150x150Robert O’Leary, JD BARA, has had an abiding interest in alternative health products & modalities since the early 1970’s & he has seen how they have made people go from lacking health to vibrant health. He became an attorney, singer-songwriter, martial artist & father along the way and brings that experience to his practice as a BioAcoustic Soundhealth Practitioner, under the tutelage of the award-winning founder of BioAcoustic Biology, Sharry Edwards, whose Institute of BioAcoustic Biology has now been serving clients for 30 years with a non-invasive & safe integrative modality that supports the body’s ability to self-heal using the power of the human voice. Robert brings this modality to serve clients in Greater Springfield (MA), New England & “virtually” the world, with his website, He can also be reached at

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  1.' Iris Figueroa says:

    Too many of us have been abused and misdiagnosed, wrongly medicated, failed, by this broken system, so I’ll simply advise anyone to return to natural medicine practitioners, if you want to save your lives, and the lives of your loved ones.

    Western medicine was never meant to be our conventional, only as our alternative, for those life-threatening emergencies – they’ll save your life on the spot, they’ll patch you up, and you will move on. It is a temporary stop.

    It’s an invasive and synthetic medicine, nonetheless. It is completely driven by corporate dogma.

    Humans are organic beings, born from nature. We will never thrive, we will remain sickly, diseased, under this type of science. We’re not one-size-fits-all.

    Natural medicine, natural immunity, nature’s untainted foods – these are the conventional, safe, long-term elements humans require to sustain us, and maintain optimal health.

    We are not born drug or vaccine deficient. We are not born to lose organs. We are not born to die too soon of disease.

    If you want to heal, repair, and be cured, consult with natural medicine practitioners for guidance. These practitioners have empowered us with knowledge to surpass what any MD would never know to provide.

  2.' Mark Krehbiel says:

    System isn’t broken. It was designed for one thing…. Profit! The book Rockefeller Medicine Men lays it out very clearly.

  3.' Jeanne Conroy says:

    Money Money Money Money M-O-N-E-Y – You remember the theme song to “The Apprentice”???? Take a clue….cottage industries of medical specialties ruining people’s lives with despicable practices.

  4.' Pastor Bedoya says:

    I Would Venture To Say That They Failed To Mention The Cases That Are Bury At Our V.A. Hospitals. The Stats Would Increase By 50%.

  5.' Kenny Allison says:

    They say, if you pay for it, you get better service. they say you cant get the kind of care from a single payer program as you can a private system. They say, you have to be willing to pay, to get better. I say money has corrupted the system, Pharma- Corps are out of control and the Capitalist Medical System is a Failure and a Huge Scam… They should be very ashamed of themselves. To me, they are worse than the Big Banks. For they pray on the sick, the poor and Government handouts. Shameful… To GOD i pray for better

  6.' Bryn Wood says:

    Iris Figueroa, I believe u hit the nail

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