Popular blood thinner causing deaths and injuries at nursing homes
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Popular Blood Thinner Causing Deaths, Injuries at Nursing Homes

This story was co-published with The Washington Post. When Loren Peters arrived in the emergency room in October 2013, bruises covered his frail body, and blood oozed from his gums. The 85-year-old had not been in a fight or fallen down. Instead, he had been given too much of a popular, decades-old blood thinner that, unmonitored,…