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Bathroom of Your Birth Show

May 18, 2016

We start with zipper injuries to the male diaper area, and the show goes downhill from there. There’s new information on ideal body weights, the FDA has finally decided to regulate the chemicals our children are putting in their lungs, and medical errors are now estimated to be (arguably) the third most common cause of death. Laugh and learn with us.

Tip: One way to avoid fatal medical errors is to take only the medicines you really need. Talk to your doctor about your medicines, and bring all your pill bottles into your visit.

Links:

The FDA decision on regulating all tobacco products

Humana joins United health and leaving some ACA exchanges. Kentucky and other states with a high burden of chronic illness will be harmed most.

Deaths due to medical errors are a problem. These researchers have guessed how frequently it happens.