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Study: Americans Likely To Receive At Least One Medical Misdiagnosis05:43

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A new study by the Institute of Medicine, called "Improving Diagnosis in Health Care," says that Americans will receive at least one misdiagnosis in their lifetime. And these mistakes could be deadly.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with chair of the study, Dr. John Ball, executive vice president emeritus of American College of Physicians, about the recommendations from the study.


This segment aired on September 23, 2015.

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