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At least 1 out of 20 U.S. adults, approximately 12 million Americans, are misdiagnosed each year when they seek medical attention – and about half of those misdiagnoses have the potential to cause serious harm. (PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: 12 Million Americans Misdiagnosed Each Year

At least 1 out of 20 U.S. adults, approximately 12 million Americans, are misdiagnosed each year when they seek medical attention and about half of those misdiagnoses have the potential to cause serious harm.

04/17/2014

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