National Patient Safety month and the Institute of Medicine

people at meeting As we've long recommended in the Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs, the best colleague any doctor can have is a more fully informed patient. The Institute of Medicine has long stood for safety in medicines and results. You can find them at www.IOM.org.

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