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Which of the following maladies causes the most deaths per year in the United States?

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Based on a systematic literature review published by the Journal of Patient Safety in 2013, "there are at least 210,000 lethal" errors in U.S. hospitals each year, and "the true number" is "estimated at more than 400,000 per year." In comparison, there are roughly 30,000 deaths from high blood pressure and 16,000 murders per year.

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