Dr. Joseph Mercola cites 8 reasons why hospitals are more dangerous than ever.
Mainstreet.com offers a few essential facts about hospitals that you should know before you check in:
Stay Healthy in July
July is the most dangerous month to visit a hospital. That's the month when students graduate from medical school and start doing residencies at teaching hospitals. Deaths due to hospital medication errors spike by 10 percent in July.
Hospital Wait Times
Hospitals have terrible wait times, which may actually be endangering patients. Patients who need to be seen within 14 minutes of arriving ended up having to wait more than twice as long. Read more