NationalJournal by Margot Sanger-Katz Updated: February 1, 2012 | 2:48 p.m – Hospital-acquired infections are a leading cause of death in this country, with estimates of the death toll nearing 100,000 lives a year—more than that of car crashes, breast cancer, or AIDS. Read more
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