Quotes and Sayings about Medical



"Radio interoperability is essential for our police, fire, and emergency medical service departments to communicate with each other in times of emergency."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Medical, Fire, Police, Service)

"Medical research in the twentieth century mostly takes place in the lab; in the Renaissance, though, researchers went first and foremost to the library to see what the ancients had said."
- Peter Lewis Allen
(Related: Medical, First, Research)

"Was this an old disease, and, if so, which one? If it was new, what did that say about the state of medical knowledge? And in any case, how could physicians make sense of it?"
- Peter Lewis Allen
(Related: Medical, Knowledge, Disease, Old, Physicians, Sense, State)

"I do not believe that Congress or the Administration should prohibit the medical community from pursuing a promising avenue of research that may improve the lives of millions of Americans."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Medical, Americans, Community, Congress, May, Research)

"If children have the ability to ignore all odds and percentages, then maybe we can all learn from them. When you think about it, what other choice is there but to hope? We have two options, medically and emotionally: give up, or Fight Like Hell."
- Lance Armstrong
(Related: Hope, Ability, Children, Choice, Fight, Hell, Options)

"In 1963 and later papers, I pointed out that the special market characteristics of medical care and medical insurance could be explained by reference to differences in information among the parties involved."
- Kenneth Joseph Arrow
(Related: Medical, Care, Information)

"We ought to be providing protective sanctuaries for the Kurdish rebels. That means finding some places where they can come and to which we will then be able to provide food and water and medical help."
- Les Aspin
(Related: Food, Medical, Help, Water, Will)

"No one wants to go back to a situation where, if you have a pre-existing medical condition, you, you can be deprived of coverage. No one wants to go back to a situation where, if you get seriously ill, you can get thrown off your insurance. Seniors don't want to go back to paying more for their prescription drugs."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Medical, Drugs, Want)

"Many of us are alarmed at the skyrocketing cost of medical care, including patients, who are the consumers. However, medical malpractice is not the reason for these increasing costs."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Medical, Care, Reason)

"The main reason for the failure of the modern medical science is that it is dealing with results and not causes. Nothing more than the patching up of those attacked and the burying of those who are slain, without a thought being given to the real strong hold."
- Edward Bach
(Related: Medical, Science, Thought, Failure, Being, Causes, Nothing, Reason, Results)

"Harvard Medical School, the University of South Florida and the American Psychiatric Association have all conducted studies showing that the earlier one begins gambling, the more likely it is he or she will become an addicted, problem gambler."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: Medical, American, Gambling, School, University, Will)

"They don't like thinking in medical school. They memorize - that's all they want you to do. You must not think."
- John Backus
(Related: Medical, School, Thinking, Want)

"Completeness? Happiness? These words don't come close to describing my emotions. There truly is nothing I can say to capture what motherhood means to me, particularly given my medical history."
- Anita Baker
(Related: History, Medical, Happiness, Emotions, Motherhood, Nothing, Words)

"Another cause of change, one less noticeable but fundamental, is the modern growth of population closely connected with scientific and medical discoveries. It is interesting that the United Nations has set up a special Commission to study this question."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Medical, Change, Growth, Cause, Nations, Population, Question, Study, United)

"My diminished girth, in tailor phraseology, was hardly conceivable even by my own friends, or my respected medical adviser, until I put on my former clothing, over what I now wear, which is a thoroughly convincing proof of the remarkable change."
- William Banting
(Related: Change, Medical, Friends, Now, Proof, Remarkable)

"I don't believe medical discoveries are doing much to advance human life. As fast as we create ways to extend it we are inventing ways to shorten it."
- Christiaan Barnard
(Related: Medical, Life)

"In my own life, I decided to leave meat off my plate in medical school, but was a bit slow to realise that dairy products and eggs are not health foods either."
- Neal Barnard
(Related: Health, Medical, Life, School)

"During a trip to Iraq last fall, I visited our theater hospital at Balad Air Force Base and witnessed these skilled medical professionals in action and met the brave soldiers whose lives they saved."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Medical, Action, Force, Iraq, professionals, Soldiers, Theater)

"I am very abnormal... But it wasn't very long ago that I wasn't so abnormal. I was very normal and headed for a lifetime of paying medical bills as proof of my normalcy."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Medical, Proof)

"Today, it is research with human embryonic stem cells and attempts to prepare cloned stem cells for research and medical therapies that are being disavowed as being ethically unacceptable."
- Paul Berg
(Related: Medical, Being, Research, Today)

"Synergy and serendipity often play a big part in medical and scientific advances."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Medical, Play)

"Advances in science and medical research and public health policies have meant that life expectancy for Australians is one of the highest in the world."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Health, Life, Medical, Science, Public, Research, World)

"Yet it looks as if the thing we use to solve our problems with is the source of our problems. It's like going to the doctor and having him make you ill. In fact, in 20% of medical cases we do apparently have that going on. But in the case of thought, its far over 20%."
- David Bohm
(Related: Medical, Thought, Fact, Problems)

"I am committed to ensure that our intelligence community, law enforcement, medical professionals, and military have the information and funding needed to protect the American people from threats at home and abroad."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Home, Intelligence, Medical, People, American, Community, Information, Law, Military, professionals)

"We have the greatest hospitals, doctors, and medical technology in the world - we need to make them accessible to every American."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Medical, Technology, American, Doctors, Hospitals, World)

"Medical professionals, not insurance company bureaucrats, should be making health care decisions."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Health, Medical, Care, Company, Decisions, professionals)

"In my second year, after moving to the Medical School, I began the courses of Anatomy and Physiology. I had begun to see that I was interested in cells and their functions."
- Sydney Brenner
(Related: Medical, School)

"I set up a laboratory in the Department of Physiology in the Medical School in South Africa and begin to try to find a bacteriophage system which we might use to solve the genetic code."
- Sydney Brenner
(Related: Medical, School)

"That's the thing. in medicine, you're used to saying there's a problem within the person, and saying there's a problem within the culture, that's not a medical answer. Medicine has to look in one direction, so there's only one type of answer that they can find."
- Chester Brown
(Related: Medical, Culture, Direction, Medicine, Saying)

"As a physician and as a pilot, I think it lets me be a pretty good translator having one foot in the medical world and one foot in the flying world. Sometimes when the medical guys come in and speak medical stuff to the pilots, the pilots really don't know what they're saying."
- David M. Brown
(Related: Medical, Flying, Pretty, Saying, World)

"Jobs for every American is doomed to failure because of modern automation and production. We ought to recognize it and create an income-maintenance system so every single American has the dignity and the wherewithal for shelter, basic food, and medical care. I'm talking about welfare for all. Without it, you're going to have warfare for all."
- Jerry Brown
(Related: Medical, Food, Failure, American, Care, Dignity, Income, Jobs, Production, Talking, Welfare)

"Sometime they don't let you know that they know that they don't know everything, but the core of the medical approach is that you try to identify pathologies, which are subsystems within the human body or the larger system that are having undesirable consequences."
- Guy Burgess
(Related: Medical, Body, Consequences)

"Vaccination is the medical sacrament corresponding to baptism. Whether it is or is not more efficacious I do not know."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Medical)

"It is my sincere hope that hospitals across Indiana, and America, continue to strive for excellence when it comes to providing medical care. This proposed rule will be harmful to communities who wish to upgrade their medical facilities."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: Medical, Hope, America, Care, Excellence, Hospitals, Will)

"I have written two medical novels. I have never studied medicine, never seen an operation."
- Taylor Caldwell
(Related: Medical, Medicine)

"The bill would ban human cloning, and any attempts at human cloning, for both reproductive purposes and medical research. Also forbidden is the importing of cloned embryos or products made from them."
- Ken Calvert
(Related: Medical, Forbidden, Research)

"I am sure that I have been much more useful to society as a medical physicist."
- John Cameron
(Related: Medical, Society)

"Most medical physicists work in the physics of radiation oncology making sure that the desired dose is given to the cancer and the dose to normal tissues are minimized."
- John Cameron
(Related: Medical, Work, Cancer, Physics)

"Medical physics is an applied area of physics."
- John Cameron
(Related: Medical, Physics)

"I have devoted much time and energy to helping medical physics in developing countries."
- John Cameron
(Related: Medical, Time, Countries, Energy, Physics)

"I was the Chair of the first department of medical physics in a medical school in the U.S."
- John Cameron
(Related: Medical, First, Physics, School)

"When I entered medical physics in 1958 there were fewer than 100 in the U.S. and I could see many opportunities to apply my knowledge of nuclear physics."
- John Cameron
(Related: Medical, Knowledge, Physics)

"There are now over 5,000 medical physicists in the U.S more than 50 times the number in 1958."
- John Cameron
(Related: Medical, Now)

"The growth of technology is such that it is not possible today for a nuclear physicist to switch into medical physics without training. The field is now much more technical. More training is needed to do the job."
- John Cameron
(Related: Medical, Technology, Growth, Job, Now, Physics, Today, Training)

"Medical physicists work in cooperation with doctors. A few medical physicists devote their time to research and teaching. A few get involved with administrative duties."
- John Cameron
(Related: Medical, Time, Work, Cooperation, Doctors, Research, Teaching)

"But I contend that if we're providing total medical coverage for every man, woman, and child in Iraq, shouldn't we at least be doing the same thing for every man, woman, and child in the United States?"
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Medical, Iraq, Man, states, United, Woman)

"And as a nurse, I know very well the importance, for example, of electronic medical records."
- Lois Capps
(Related: Medical, Example, Importance)

"Reform of the medical liability system should be considered as part of a comprehensive response to surging medical malpractice premiums that endanger Americans' access to quality medical care."
- Lincoln Chafee
(Related: Medical, Quality, Americans, Care, Reform)

"The whole story of the comfort women, the system of forced sexual slavery, the medical experiments of Unit 731, is not something that is in the US psyche. That is changing because many books are coming out."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Medical, Women, Books, Comfort, Slavery)

"The public has lost faith in the ability of Social Security and Medicare to provide for old age. They've lost faith in the banking system and in conventional medical insurance."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Faith, Medical, Age, Ability, Old, Public, Security)

"Immortality Device has been tested and researched by medical researchers all over the world from time to time. They email me and told me what they found. I post their results sometimes on my site."
- Alex Chiu
(Related: Medical, Time, Immortality, Post, Results, World)

"Oh there are lots of doctors and medical professionals out there who buy my devices at whole sale price."
- Alex Chiu
(Related: Medical, Doctors, professionals)

"A retired teacher paid $62,000 towards her pension and nothing, yes nothing, for full family medical, dental and vision coverage over her entire career. What will we pay her? $1.4 million in pension benefits and another $215,000 in health care benefit premiums over her lifetime."
- Chris Christie
(Related: Family, Health, Medical, Vision, Benefits, Care, Career, Nothing, Will)

"The Navy's paid for you to go through school, and then they need doctors to go out and take care of people who are in various different parts of the world. I decided to pay back my time first as an undersea medical officer. I was stationed in Scotland."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Medical, Time, People, Care, Doctors, First, Navy, School, Scotland, World)

"When I went to the University, the medical school was the only place where one could hope to find the means to study life, its nature, its origins, and its ills."
- Albert Claude
(Related: Medical, Life, Nature, Hope, School, Study, University)

"I think suicide is sort of like cancer was 50 years ago. People don't want to talk about it, they don't want to know about it. People are frightened of it, and they don't understand, when actually these issues are medically treatable."
- Judy Collins
(Related: People, Cancer, Suicide, Talk, Want, Years)

"If we don't change, millions of American families are just one medical emergency, or one layoff, away from financial disaster and bankruptcy."
- Jim Cooper
(Related: Medical, Change, Financial, American, Disaster)

"Consider this: I can go to Antarctica and get cash from an ATM without a glitch, but should I fall ill during my travels, a hospital there could not access my medical records or know what medications I am on."
- Nathan Deal
(Related: Medical)

"There's a new medical crisis. Doctors are reporting that many men are having allergic reactions to latex condoms. They say they cause severe swelling. So what's the problem?"
- Phyllis Diller
(Related: Medical, Men, Cause, Crisis, Doctors)

"And it was back in the mid-1980s, and as I point out in a piece, that was when we are spending about eight percent of our gross domestic product on health care. And even then, we had the impression that so much of the excessive, aggressive medical treatment that took place at the end of life was not only unnecessary but it was cruel."
- Richard Dooling
(Related: Health, Life, Medical, Impression, Care, End, Treatment)

"Developments in medical technology have long been confined to procedural or pharmaceutical advances, while neglecting a most basic and essential component of medicine: patient information management."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Medical, Technology, Management, Information)

"In addition, I'll be attending women's health expos and medical conferences with the goal to promote dialogue between women and their health-care providers."
- Karen Duffy
(Related: Health, Medical, Women, Goal)

"Prior to penicillin and medical research, death was an everyday occurrence. It was intimate."
- Katherine Dunn
(Related: Death, Medical, Research)

"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Medical, Care, Freedom, Prison, Security, Want)

"Because I am not formally trained in the medical sciences, I can bring in new ideas to AIDS research and the cross-fertilization of ideas from different fields could be a valuable contribution to finding the cure for AIDS."
- Philip Emeagwali
(Related: Medical, Ideas, Cure, Research)

"Medical liability reform is not a Republican or Democrat issue or even a doctor versus lawyer issue. It is a patient issue."
- John Ensign
(Related: Medical, Reform, Republican)

"Researches tested a new form of medical marijuana that treats pain but doesn't get the user high, prompting patients who need medical marijuana to declare, "Thank you?""
- Jimmy Fallon
(Related: Medical, Pain)

"The only way to do the human rights thing is to do the right thing medically."
- Paul Farmer
(Related: Rights, Human rights)

"It is clear that the pharmaceutical industry is not, by any stretch of the imagination, doing enough to ensure that the poor have access to adequate medical care."
- Paul Farmer
(Related: Medical, Imagination, Care, Poor)

"Civil and political rights are critical, but not often the real problem for the destitute sick. My patients in Haiti can now vote but they can't get medical care or clean water."
- Paul Farmer
(Related: Medical, Care, Rights, Now, Vote, Water)

"I basically believe the medical insurance industry should be nonprofit, not profit-making. There is no way a health reform plan will work when it is implemented by an industry that seeks to return money to shareholders instead of using that money to provide health care."
- Diane Feinstein
(Related: Health, Medical, Money, Work, Care, Profit, Reform, Will)

"America's doctors, nurses and medical researchers are the best in the world, but our health care system is broken."
- Mike Ferguson
(Related: Health, Medical, America, Care, Doctors, Nurses, World)

"A Harvard Medical School study has determined that rectal thermometers are still the best way to tell a baby's temperature. Plus, it really teaches the baby who's boss."
- Tina Fey
(Related: Medical, Boss, Baby, School, Study)

"My parents and grandparents have always been engaged in teaching or the medical profession or the priesthood, so I've sort of grown up with a sense of complicity in the lives of other people, so there's no virtue in that; it's the way one is raised."
- Colin Firth
(Related: Medical, People, Virtue, Grandparents, Profession, Sense, Teaching)

"In the sick room, ten cents' worth of human understanding equals ten dollars' worth of medical science."
- Martin H. Fischer
(Related: Medical, Science, Understanding, Worth)

"It has been suggested at various times that I should start an operation in the United Kingdom but - bearing in mind my age and medical history - I think this would be not a very sensible way to go forward."
- Martin Fleischmann
(Related: Age, History, Medical, Mind, United)

"The doctor who applied a stethoscope to my heart was not satisfied. I was told to get my papers with the clerk in the outer hall. I was medically rejected."
- C. S. Forester
(Related: Heart)

"Medical science has proven time and again that when the resources are provided, great progress in the treatment, cure, and prevention of disease can occur."
- Michael J. Fox
(Related: Medical, Science, Time, Progress, Cure, Disease, Prevention, Treatment)

"Over 120 Aboriginal communities run their own health services - some have been doing so for 30 years. They struggle with difficult medical problems. They also try to deal with counselling, stolen generations issues, family relationships, violence, suicide prevention."
- Malcolm Fraser
(Related: Family, Health, Medical, Generations, Prevention, Problems, Relationships, Struggle, Suicide, Violence, Years)

"America has the best doctors, the best nurses, the best hospitals, the best medical technology, the best medical breakthrough medicines in the world. There is absolutely no reason we should not have in this country the best health care in the world."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Health, Medical, Technology, America, Care, Country, Doctors, Hospitals, Nurses, Reason, World)

"The space industry is developing and delivering benefits that tie into our immediate needs and priorities here on Earth-for example, medical and materials research, and satellite communications."
- Marc Garneau
(Related: Medical, Benefits, Earth, Example, Needs, Priorities, Research, Space)

"Long gone are the days when hospital stays and surgeries made up the bulk of seniors' annual medical expenses."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: Medical)

"Without true medical liability reform, our doctors will continue to leave, and young doctors coming out of medical school $100,000 to $200,000 in debt will not be able to afford such onerous costs."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: Medical, Debt, Doctors, Reform, School, Will)

"The great medical facilities are a relief for the parents, too, who don't have to think about caring for their young ones on their own for a weekend. They have a great time."
- Jami Gertz
(Related: Medical, Time, Caring, Parents, Weekend)

"I can help a lot of other people who've gone through the same thing by building a center that will help men and women who don't have the funds to take care of themselves and get the medical treatment."
- David Gest
(Related: Medical, Men, Women, People, Building, Care, Help, Treatment, Will)

"There's a lot of interest from the medical community on how things develop in microgravity, and the hope, later, that is expected to apply to what the changes are in humans as well."
- Linda M. Godwin
(Related: Medical, Hope, Community, Interest)

"Eating disorders can have serious medical and psychological consequences which, left unchecked, can kill. Parents should address this issue and ask their children to discuss how they feel about themselves."
- Tipper Gore
(Related: Medical, Children, Consequences, Eating, Parents)

"I found out that colonels can stay until they drop dead or get a walker and being a critical medical specialty as an Army trained emergency room doctor, I could stay until age 67."
- Gerald Griffin
(Related: Age, Medical, Army, Being)

"I read Freud's Introductory Lectures in Psychoanalysis in basically one sitting. I decided to enroll in medical school. It was almost like a conversion experience."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Experience, Medical, Psychoanalysis, School)

"Even people who feel perfectly comfortable investing in the stock market and owning their own homes often have qualms about individual medical accounts or Social Security private accounts."
- Jacob Hacker
(Related: Medical, People, Security)

"My mother was told she couldn't go to medical school because she was a woman and a Jew. So she became a teacher in the New York City public school system."
- Marilyn Hacker
(Related: Medical, Mother, Public, School, Woman)

"Every article I wrote in those days, every speech I made, is full of pleading for the recognition of lead poisoning as a real and serious medical problem."
- Alice Hamilton
(Related: Medical, Speech)

"When I talked to my medical friends about the strange silence on this subject in American medical magazines and textbooks, I gained the impression that here was a subject tainted with Socialism or with feminine sentimentality for the poor."
- Alice Hamilton
(Related: Medical, Impression, American, Friends, Poor, Sentimentality, Silence, Socialism)

"The World Health Organisation has a lot of its medical experts sitting in Geneva while hospitals in Africa have no drugs and desperate patients are forced to seek medication on the black market."
- Pauline Hanson
(Related: Health, Medical, Drugs, Experts, Hospitals, World)

"Alfred Nobel was much concerned, as are we all, with the tangible benefits we hope for and expect from physiological and medical research, and the Faculty of the Caroline Institute has ever been alert to recognize practical benefits."
- Haldan Keffer Hartline
(Related: Medical, Hope, Benefits, Research)

"I'm a medical doctor and a biomedical scientist."
- Steven Hatfill
(Related: Medical)

"I took anatomy classes. I went to medical libraries and talked to doctors and nutritionists. I did the whole thing before using myself as a human guinea pig."
- Marilu Henner
(Related: Medical, Doctors, Libraries)

"No one should have to choose between medicine and other necessities. No one should have to use the emergency room every time a child gets sick. And no one should have to live in constant fear that a medical problem will become a financial crisis."
- Brad Henry
(Related: Medical, Time, Fear, Financial, Crisis, Medicine, Will)

"If you're so pro-life, do me a favour: don't lock arms and block medical clinics. If you're so pro-life, lock arms and block cemeteries."
- Bill Hicks
(Related: Medical)

"Only medical hypnosis is capable of opening up amnesia."
- Betty Hill
(Related: Medical)

"Understand that legal and illegal are political, and often arbitrary, categorizations; use and abuse are medical, or clinical, distinctions."
- Abbie Hoffman
(Related: Legal, Medical, Abuse)

"Although awareness of cancer's prevalence in the United States improves and medical advances in the field abound, pancreatic cancer has largely been absent from the list of major success stories."
- Chris Van Hollen
(Related: Medical, Success, Awareness, Cancer, states, United)

"In our own state, we came up with, I think, what was a very novel approach to closing the gap on the uninsured. To harmonize medical records - which was a major step in getting costs out of the system."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: Medical, State)

"The 1st Congressional District contains almost half of the biotech and biomedical companies in Washington, and my job often allows me to meet the people responsible for this exciting research."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: People, Job, Research, Washington)

"After wrestling with myself for six months, I began medical treatment. During that time I started a band with some friends of mine called Jack's Car, but that didn't last."
- Jack Irons
(Related: Medical, Time, Car, Friends, Months, Treatment, Wrestling)

"We cannot sacrifice innocent human life now for vague and exaggerated promises of medical treatments thirty of forty years from now. There are ways to pursue this technology and respect life at the same time."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: Life, Medical, Technology, Time, Sacrifice, Now, Promises, Respect, Years)

"The grounding in natural sciences which I obtained in the course of my medical studies, including preliminary examinations in botany, zoology, physics, and chemistry, was to become decisive in determining the trend of my literary work."
- Johannes Vilhelm Jensen
(Related: Medical, Work, Literary, Physics, Zoology)

"The benefits of biomedical progress are obvious, clear, and powerful. The hazards are much less well appreciated."
- Leon Kass
(Related: Progress, Benefits, Obvious)

"High energy creates more energy, more energy, more energy. It kicks off synapses, I guess. It opens up your brain and you think of one thing after another thing, after another. You can really open yourself up comedically, which is fun."
- Michael Keaton
(Related: Energy, Fun, Open)

"I don't practice, but I am still officially in paediatrics. I keep in touch with journals, and I have a very good data bank of medical information and there is a key thing for a writer knowing where to go. I know where to go to get the information that I need."
- Jonathan Kellerman
(Related: Medical, Information, Key, Practice, Writer)

"The sacrifices made by veterans and their willingness to fight in defense of our nation merit our deep respect and praise - and to the best in benefits and medical care."
- Sue Kelly
(Related: Medical, Benefits, Care, Deep, Defense, Fight, Merit, Nation, Praise, Respect, Veterans)

"As a former professional patient advocate, I believe prescription drugs are an essential part of high-quality medical treatment, and I supported enactment of the Medicare Prescription Drug and Modernization Act."
- Sue Kelly
(Related: Medical, Act, Drugs, Treatment)

"As a medical doctor, it is my duty to evaluate the situation with as much data as I can gather and as much expertise as I have and as much experience as I have to determine whether or not the wish of the patient is medically justified."
- Jack Kevorkian
(Related: Experience, Medical, Duty, Evaluate, Expertise)

"The patient's autonomy always, always should be respected, even if it is absolutely contrary - the decision is contrary to best medical advice and what the physician wants."
- Jack Kevorkian
(Related: Medical, Decision, Advice)

"Stay out of the sun, because it is the worst thing in terms of aging. I'm very medical. I come from a medical family."
- Nicole Kidman
(Related: Family, Medical, Sun)

"The logic is often far-fetched - how does medical marijuana affect interstate commerce? - and some conservatives would like judges to start throwing out federal laws wholesale on commerce clause grounds. The court once again said no thanks."
- Michael Kinsley
(Related: Medical, Commerce, Court, Judges, Laws, Logic)

"There is an element of anger among women who've been raped. There's certainly a major element of humiliation. But it really does seem like a medical condition of shock and horror."
- Nicholas D. Kristof
(Related: Anger, Medical, Women, Horror)

"In the Radiation Laboratory we count it a privilege to do everything we can to assist our medical colleagues in the application of these new tools to the problems of human suffering."
- Ernest Lawrence
(Related: Medical, Privilege, Problems, Suffering, Tools)

"The Google algorithm was a significant development. I've had thank-you emails from people whose lives have been saved by information on a medical website or who have found the love of their life on a dating website."
- Tim Berners Lee
(Related: Dating, Life, Love, Medical, People, Development, Information)

"There is no medical proof that television causes brain damage - at least from over five feet away. In fact, TV is probably the least physically harmful of all the narcotics known to man."
- Christopher Lehmann-Haupt
(Related: Medical, Causes, Fact, Feet, Man, Proof, Television)

"Finish last in your league and they call you idiot. Finish last in medical school and they call you doctor."
- Abe Lemons
(Related: Medical, School)

"You know what they call the fellow who finishes last in his medical school graduating class? They call him 'Doctor.'"
- Abe Lemons
(Related: Medical, Class, School)

"Even top caliber hospitals cannot escape medical mistakes that sometimes result in irreparable damage to patients."
- Carl Levin
(Related: Medical, Hospitals, Mistakes, Result)

"There are three subjects on which the knowledge of the medical profession in general is woefully weak; they are manners, morals, and medicine."
- Gerald F. Lieberman
(Related: Medical, Knowledge, Manners, Medicine, Morals, Profession)

"But I spent just two calendar years at Cornell University, though it was covering more than three years of work, and then went to medical school and did become interested in psychiatry, and even helped form a kind of psychiatry club in medical school."
- Robert Jay Lifton
(Related: Medical, Work, Psychiatry, School, University, Years)

"Folks, the most insidious part of this whole health care scheme is that all of these vast medical expenditures will become nothing more than government budget items. We individuals will no longer exist. The relationship between a government and citizen will change forever."
- Rush Limbaugh
(Related: Change, Government, Health, Medical, Care, Nothing, Will)

"The rich man's dog gets more in the way of vaccination, medicine and medical care than do the workers upon whom the rich man's wealth is built."
- Samora Machel
(Related: Medical, Wealth, Care, Man, Medicine, Workers)

"Whenever the people are for gay marriage or medical marijuana or assisted suicide, suddenly the "will of the people" goes out the window."
- Bill Maher
(Related: Marriage, Medical, People, Gay, Suicide)

"Just the actual physical ability to hold four instruments simultaneously and do some of the things that Vivien was able to do is mind blowing to any surgeon. He never went to medical school and he became one of the great teachers of medicine himself, people are just amazed."
- Mary Stuart Masterson
(Related: Medical, People, Ability, Medicine, Mind, School, Teachers)

"I'd like to think Helen very much understood what it was to be disadvantaged in the medical field. And that that was something that she never let dictate her choices."
- Mary Stuart Masterson
(Related: Medical, Choices)

"The fact that he didn't get credit for a while is more the story of social injustice. But his own spirit wasn't driven by that, and wasn't dependent upon that. He just wished he had the cash to go to medical school."
- Mary Stuart Masterson
(Related: Medical, Credit, Fact, Injustice, School, Spirit)

"Today we see a human population of over 6 billion people, many of whom have serious medical conditions, which either can't be treated or cannot be treated economically."
- Ralph Merkle
(Related: Medical, People, Population, Today)

"If we can reduce the cost and improve the quality of medical technology through advances in nanotechnology, we can more widely address the medical conditions that are prevalent and reduce the level of human suffering."
- Ralph Merkle
(Related: Medical, Technology, Quality, Suffering)

"If you look at the human condition today, not everyone is well fed, has access to good medical care, or the physical basics that provide for a healthy and a happy life."
- Ralph Merkle
(Related: Life, Medical, Care, Today)

"A pregnant woman facing the most dire circumstances must be able to count on her doctor to do what is medically necessary to protect her from serious physical harm."
- Barbara Mikulski
(Related: Circumstances, Harm, Woman)

"There have been some medical schools in which somewhere along the assembly line, a faculty member has informed the students, not so much by what he said but by what he did, that there is an intimate relation between curing and caring."
- Ashley Montagu
(Related: Medical, Caring, Schools, Students)

"One goes through school, college, medical school and one's internship learning little or nothing about goodness but a good deal about success."
- Ashley Montagu
(Related: Medical, Success, College, Goodness, Learning, Nothing, School)

"I love biomedical science, I love astronomy, and you can't really do much with those in a fantasy setting."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Love, Science, Astronomy, Fantasy)

"I wanted to go to medical school. But, I never got a college scholarship."
- Edwin Moses
(Related: Medical, College, School)

"For my convalescence, I had to exercise my voice only with vowels. It is a medical rule after a long loss of voice."
- Nana Mouskouri
(Related: Medical, Exercise, Loss, Voice)

"However, many skilled medical volunteers are turned away because community health centers cannot afford to cover their additional medical liability insurance."
- Tim Murphy
(Related: Health, Medical, Community)

"The current medical records system is this: Room after room after room in a hospital filled with paper files."
- Timothy Murphy
(Related: Medical)

"The technology used to detect if vehicles are carrying radioactive material is so sensitive it can tell if a person recently received radiation as part of a medical procedure."
- Timothy Murphy
(Related: Medical, Technology)

"If one of us, any of us, any American is traveling in a town somewhere in America and a medical crisis hits them, for someone who is diabetic or perhaps has heart disease or some other problems, where do we get the records to determine what to do?"
- Timothy Murphy
(Related: Medical, Heart, America, American, Crisis, Disease, Problems, Traveling)

"So I applied to medical school and received a scholarship at Washington University in St. Louis. Washington University turned out to be a lucky choice. The faculty was scholarly and dedicated and accessible to students."
- Daniel Nathans
(Related: Medical, Choice, School, Students, University, Washington)

"And of course, identifying all human genes and proteins will have great medical significance."
- Daniel Nathans
(Related: Medical, Will)

"Americans of all ages deserve quality end-of-life medical care."
- Bill Nelson
(Related: Medical, Quality, Americans, Care, End)

"I have many times thought I did the wrong thing, but the reason was not to be a medical doctor - it was just to have the information. But then, maybe I was wrong, I don't know."
- Lennart Nilsson
(Related: Medical, Thought, Information, Reason, Wrong)

"I'd visit the near future, close enough that someone might want to talk to Larry Niven and can figure out the language; distant enough to get me decent medical techniques and a ticket to the Moon."
- Larry Niven
(Related: Medical, Future, Language, Moon, Talk, Visit, Want)

"There are some great questions to ask your doctor. If he says 'no,' then you find yourself a different doctor. There really has to be a change in how we medically look at women at this time. I mean, this is not just baby gloom."
- Marie Osmond
(Related: Change, Women, Time, Baby, Questions)

"Libertarians argue that no normal adult has the right to impose choices on other normal adults, except in abnormal circumstances, such as when one person finds another unconscious and administers medical assistance or calls an ambulance."
- Tom G. Palmer
(Related: Medical, Choices, Circumstances, Right, Unconscious)

"We also have a program in place for low income people. A family of four making $26,000 a year can receive medical coverage, irrespective of citizenship or what documents."
- George Pataki
(Related: Family, Medical, People, Citizenship, Income)

"If someone lives in New York, he's a New Yorker - they are entitled to the best medical system in the world."
- George Pataki
(Related: Medical, World)

"To date, embryonic stem cell research has not produced a single medical treatment, where ethical, adult stem cell research has produced some 67 medical miracles."
- Mike Pence
(Related: Medical, Miracles, Research, Treatment)

"In states where no regulation exists, anyone is permitted to perform medical imaging and radiation therapy procedures, sometimes after just a few weeks of on-the-job training."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Medical, states, Therapy, Training)

"The current lack of a national standard for operators of medical imaging and radiation therapy equipment poses a hazard to American patients and jeopardizes quality health care."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Health, Medical, Quality, American, Care, Therapy)

"Millions of Americans every year depend upon medical imaging exams to diagnose disease and detect injury, and thousands more rely on radiation therapy to treat and cure their cancers."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Medical, Americans, Cure, Disease, Injury, Therapy)

"Every year, more than 300 million x-rays, CT scans, MRIs and other medical imaging exams are performed in the United States, and seven out of 10 people undergo some type of radiologic procedure."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Medical, People, states, United)

"With tens of thousands of patients dying every year from preventable medical errors, it is imperative that we embrace available technologies and drastically improve the way medical records are handled and processed."
- Jon Porter
(Related: Medical, Dying, Errors)

"My dad's a doctor, and when I was 8, I went to one of his medical conferences where they were demonstrating laser surgery on a chicken. I was so mad that a chicken had to die, I never ate meat again."
- Natalie Portman
(Related: Medical, Dad)

"Kids coming back from Iraq and Afghanistan deserve to come back to 21st century medical care."
- Anthony Principi
(Related: Medical, Afghanistan, Care, Iraq, Kids)

"I welcome the President and working with him to try to get some of that medical malpractice reform so we can get the cost of health care to come down."
- Ben Quayle
(Related: Health, Medical, Care, President, Reform)

"You know, if I listened to Michael Dukakis long enough, I would be convinced we're in an economic downturn and people are homeless and going without food and medical attention and that we've got to do something about the unemployed."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Food, Medical, People, Attention)

"Kennedy lied and lied about his health while he was alive, even using his father's influence to get into the Navy without ever taking a medical examination."
- Richard Reeves
(Related: Health, Medical, Father, Examination, Influence, Navy)

"After he was assassinated, his family and the men who had served him continued the lying and began the destruction, censoring and hiding of JFK's medical records."
- Richard Reeves
(Related: Family, Medical, Men, Destruction, Lying)

"Ensuring Americans have access to adequate medical care should be a priority for all of us."
- Dave Reichert
(Related: Medical, Americans, Care)

"We still have people in the active duty, and if people are feeling ill, if they're experiencing various symptoms and they're still in the active duty, they're less likely to come forward because that could result in their medical discharge."
- Bernard Sanders
(Related: Medical, People, Duty, Feeling, Result)

"Against the State, against the Church, against the silence of the medical profession, against the whole machinery of dead institutions of the past, the woman of today arises."
- Margaret Sanger
(Related: Medical, Church, Past, Profession, Silence, State, Today, Woman)

"Jews were asked when life begins. For them it's when they finally graduate medical school."
- Evan Sayet
(Related: Life, Medical, School)

"Community health centers do a great deal with limited resources. They provide critical medical care services to many who would otherwise have no other place to go or would end up in an emergency room."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: Health, Medical, Care, Community, End)

"Procedures outside the stadiums and in the parking areas still need to be optimized, for example so that emergency medical services can leave the grounds on their way to the hospital faster."
- Otto Schily
(Related: Medical, Example)

"Nobody could tell us or really had a very good idea, if there were a massive release of radiation, what kind of medical treatment people were going to need and this or that, or, indeed, whether there would be medical personnel around."
- William Scranton
(Related: Medical, People, Idea, Treatment)

"The government can still conduct clandestine searches of innocent people's private information such as library, medical, and financial records. This is wrong and should have been addressed in a true compromise."
- Jose Serrano
(Related: Government, Medical, People, Financial, Compromise, Information, Wrong)

"Fort Smith, being the place of my longest stay, was the scene of my largest medical practice."
- Ernest Thompson Seton
(Related: Medical, Being, Practice)

"Yes, there is a story about Agent Orange, and we knew that it harmed our troops and we knew how long it was to get the medical community to accept that, the military to accept it, the VA to accept it."
- Christopher Shays
(Related: Medical, Community, Military, Troops)

"Modern medical advances have helped millions of people live longer, healthier lives. We owe these improvements to decades of investment in medical research."
- Ike Skelton
(Related: Medical, People, Investment, Research)

"We have a lot to gain through furthering stem cell research, but medical breakthroughs should be fundamentally about saving, not destroying, human life. Therefore, I support stem cell research that does not destroy the embryo."
- Michael Steele
(Related: Medical, Life, Gain, Research, Support)

"To make a coverage decision, doesn't one have to make a medical judgment?"
- John Paul Stevens
(Related: Medical, Decision, Judgment)

"Abortion is inherently different from other medical procedures because no other procedure involves the purposeful termination of a potential life."
- Potter Stewart
(Related: Life, Medical, Abortion, Potential)

"I broke down while at Oxford, was rejected by a record number of medical tribunals during the War, and finally got permission to leave Oxford and do civilian work till the War ended."
- Leonard Alfred George Strong
(Related: Medical, War, Work)

"As far as hypnosis is concerned, I had a very serious problem when I was in my twenties. I encountered a man who later became the president of the American Society of Medical Hypnosis. He couldn't hypnotize me."
- Theodore Sturgeon
(Related: Medical, Society, American, Man, President)

"It worries me about our unwillingness to really address reforms and modernization in Medicare. This thing was designed 37 years ago. It has not evolved to keep pace with current medical technology."
- John Sununu
(Related: Medical, Technology, Years)

"Three of my children are medical doctors, they know at least a hundred times as much about your body as my grandfather knew, but they don't know much more about soul than he did."
- John Templeton
(Related: Medical, Soul, Body, Children, Doctors)

"About 100 things that your kid will do that will surprise you and break your heart and it will be a combination of fact based therapy, medically advised kinds of passages accompanied by celebrity anecdotes and just some funny stuff to lighten the load."
- Alan Thicke
(Related: Funny, Heart, Anecdotes, Celebrity, Fact, Therapy, Will)

"Today, all patients accepted for treatment at St. Jude's are treated without regard for the family's ability to pay. Everything beyond what is covered by insurance is taken care of, and for those without insurance, all of the medical costs are absorbed by the hospital."
- Marlo Thomas
(Related: Medical, Family, Ability, Care, Today, Treatment)

"After I read all the medical journals and watched all the documentaries, I still didn't understand the physical sensation of ticking and where it comes from and what it feels like."
- Robin Tunney
(Related: Medical)

"The Christian's Bible is a drug store. Its contents remain the same, but the medical practice changes."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Medical, Christian, Bible, Practice)

"Charge forward with hope and get the best medical advice you can. Talk to your friends, neighbors, family, and together you attack it. We can't always control what happens to us, but we can always control how we react to it."
- Robert Urich
(Related: Medical, Family, Control, Hope, Advice, Friends, Neighbors, Talk)

"We need to bridge the gap between the medical libraries and the hospital rooms; take the information out there already, add to it, focus it, harness it - and bring it to the patient who was just diagnosed today."
- Bruce Vento
(Related: Medical, Focus, Information, Libraries, Today)

"I'd come out of the army after five years as a medic. I was a medical administrator and we ran hospitals, and I was a Captain in the army at the end, in 1945."
- Eli Wallach
(Related: Medical, Army, End, Hospitals, Years)

"Failure to properly control our borders costs citizens in many ways: schools become overcrowded, medical resources are stretched too thin, other government services are overtaxed, and taxes increase further."
- Zach Wamp
(Related: Government, Medical, Control, Failure, Schools, Taxes)

"I don't think there's any independent cartoonist whose stuff I don't like or respect in at least some way or another. We're all marginal laborers - we're practically medical oddities - so I don't see why we can't all be nice to each other."
- Chris Ware
(Related: Medical, Respect)

"And for my family, comedically, that was the key to a lot of the humor."
- Damon Wayans
(Related: Humor, Family, Key)

"When I took command in Vietnam, I gave great emphasis to food and medical care - and to the mail."
- William Westmoreland
(Related: Food, Medical, Care, Mail, Vietnam)

"Listening to medical facts was not enough. People wanted one hundred percent guarantees."
- Ryan White
(Related: Medical, People, Facts, Listening)

"It is false to suggest that medical breakthroughs come only through government research."
- Roger Wicker
(Related: Government, Medical, Research)

"I completed medical school at Loma Linda University School of Medicine in 1984."
- Samuel Wilson
(Related: Medical, Medicine, School, University)

"I would like to promote the concept of a partnership of insurance companies, physicians and hospitals in deploying a basic framework for an electronic medical records system that is affordable."
- Samuel Wilson
(Related: Medical, Hospitals, Partnership, Physicians)

"I would like the Medical Society to be one of the resources for information about the influences that have an impact on our patients and our practices."
- Samuel Wilson
(Related: Medical, Society, Information)

"I spent some time at White Memorial Medical Center as a senior medical student doing a rotation in surgery; however, I felt I wasn't getting enough time assisting."
- Samuel Wilson
(Related: Medical, Time)

"It was my Uncle George who discovered that alcohol was a food well in advance of modern medical thought."
- P. G. Wodehouse
(Related: Food, Medical, Thought, Alcohol)