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Do No Harm and Danish Medical Courts

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Every year, one in 14 doctors in America will be sued for malpractice. Most lawsuits will be dismissed, or resolved in favor of the doctor; but the cost of insuring against such suits can be huge. And. correspondent William Brangham travels to Denmark, where medical disputes are settled by experts without ever going to court.

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As Congress continues its battle over the budget deficit, policy-makers are turning their attention to one ...

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