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Medication can literally be a lifesaver. It can cure viruses, treat cancer and mental illness among many other conditions. Despite the potential benefits, they can also negatively impact people when not used the right way. Mistakes prescribing, dispensing, and giving medications injure hundreds of thousands of people each year. However, medication errors are preventable. What…

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Proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) are drugs used to reduce the body’s production of gastric acid. PPI drugs, including Prilosec, Nexium, Prevacid, and others, are some of the most widely prescribed medications in the U.S, generating up to $14 billion in annual sales. Recent studies have shown that these medications are also linked to dangerous side effects…

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