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700,000 adverse drug events in the U.S. Each full season lead to ER visits Each year, an estimated 700,000 persons experience adverse drug events that result in emergency division visits, according to a report in the October 18 issue of JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association. Outpatient use of medication therapies in the United States is common. In 2004, 82 % of the U.S. People reported using at least 1 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medication, or dietary supplement in the last week and thirty % reported using 5 or even more of these drugs, according to background information in the article.The quick completion of enrollment in the Absorb randomized trials is definitely a testament to the curiosity among doctors and sufferers in advancing new options to treat heart disease, said Gregg Rock, M.D., FACC, FSCAI, director, cardiovascular education and research, Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy, Columbia University INFIRMARY, New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Absorb represents a completely new approach to helping people with cardiovascular disease by performing of a metallic stent, but disappearing after its work is done, giving people the chance to live their lives free of a permanent metallic device implanted in their arteries.