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Now a cholera epidemic was sweeping through Southeast Asia and south Asia in the early 1970s, so I started medical school and I joined a laboratory to work on this.

Tags: School, Work  ✍ Author: Peter Agre

All sorts of computer errors are now turning up. You'd be surprised to know the number of doctors who claim they are treating pregnant men.

Tags: Men, Number  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

The Christian's Bible is a drug store. Its contents remain the same, but the medical practice changes.

Tags: Changes, Christian  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

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.

Tags: Enough, Food  ✍ Author: Ronald Reagan

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.

Tags: Care, Reason  ✍ Author: Joe Baca

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.

Tags: Failure, Science  ✍ Author: Edward Bach

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.

Tags: Problem, School  ✍ Author: Spencer Bachus

They don't like thinking in medical school. They memorize - that's all they want you to do. You must not think.

Tags: School, Thinking  ✍ Author: John Backus

When a man goes through six years training to be a doctor he will never be the same. He knows too much.

Tags: Knows, Training  ✍ Author: Enid Bagnold

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.

Tags: Change, Special  ✍ Author: Emily Greene Balch

Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club. You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it.

Tags: Book, Getting  ✍ Author: Erma Bombeck

Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.

Tags: Doctor, Office  ✍ Author: Erma Bombeck

Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we generals.

Tags: Lives, Next  ✍ Author: Napoleon Bonaparte

Vaccination is the medical sacrament corresponding to baptism. Whether it is or is not more efficacious I do not know.

Tags: Baptism, Whether  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

A physician's physiology has much the same relation to his power of healing as a cleric's divinity has to his power of influencing conduct.

Tags: Healing, Power  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

I was always shocked when I went to the doctor's office and they did my X-ray and didn't find that I had eight more ribs than I should have or that my blood was the color green.

Tags: Blood, Color  ✍ Author: John Cage

I have written two medical novels. I have never studied medicine, never seen an operation.

Tags: Seen, Written  ✍ Author: Taylor Caldwell

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.

Tags: Both, Human  ✍ Author: Ken Calvert

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.

Tags: Technology, Today  ✍ Author: James Cameron

I am sure that I have been much more useful to society as a medical physicist.

Tags: Society, Sure  ✍ Author: James Cameron

I have devoted much time and energy to helping medical physics in developing countries.

Tags: Energy, Time  ✍ Author: James Cameron

I was the Chair of the first department of medical physics in a medical school in the U.S.

Tags: Physics, School  ✍ Author: James Cameron

Medical physics is an applied area of physics.

Tags: Area, Physics  ✍ Author: James Cameron

There are now over 5,000 medical physicists in the U.S more than 50 times the number in 1958.

Tags: Number, Times  ✍ Author: James Cameron

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.

Tags: Time, Work  ✍ Author: James Cameron
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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.

Tags: Making, Work  ✍ Author: James Cameron

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.

Tags: Knowledge, Physics  ✍ Author: James Cameron

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?

Tags: Child, Woman  ✍ Author: Thomas Campion

Some people think that doctors and nurses can put scrambled eggs back in the shell.

Tags: Nurses, Put  ✍ Author: Cass Canfield

And as a nurse, I know very well the importance, for example, of electronic medical records.

Tags: Example, Importance  ✍ Author: Lois Capps

Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.

Tags: Tired, Wife  ✍ Author: Anton Chekhov

Doctors are just the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you too.

Tags: Difference, Lawyers  ✍ Author: Anton Chekhov

When I was born I was so ugly the doctor slapped my mother.

Tags: Mother, Ugly  ✍ Author: Rodney Dangerfield

Flying back from New York, the flight attendant said 'God, I wished you were here yesterday, we had a stroke on the plane. I said, if I have a stroke on a plane, I hope the pretend doctor isn't the one on the plane. I want a real doctor.

Tags: God, Hope  ✍ Author: Anthony Edwards

Medical debts are the number-one cause of bankruptcy in America.

Tags: America, Cause  ✍ Author: Barbara Ehrenreich

If you went to Harvard Medical School, chances are you'll be a doctor at some place. There's a career trajectory. Acting, there's nothing. It's constantly trying to procure jobs - it's very disconcerting.

Tags: Career, School  ✍ Author: Jesse Eisenberg

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.

Tags: Care, Freedom  ✍ Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower

I agree with cosmetic surgery for medical reasons - my mother had breast cancer and I think it's very sad when somebody has no choice in what happens to their body.

Tags: Mother, Sad  ✍ Author: Paloma Faith

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?'

Tags: High, Pain  ✍ Author: Jimmy Fallon

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.

Tags: Care, Political  ✍ Author: Paul Farmer

I mean, everybody should have access to medical care. And, you know, it shouldn't be such a big deal.

Tags: Care, Mean  ✍ Author: Paul Farmer

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.

Tags: Care, Enough  ✍ Author: Paul Farmer

Haiti is always talking about decentralization and nothing has been so obvious, perhaps a weakness, as the centralized nature of Haitian society as being revealed by the earthquake. I mean, they lost all these medical training programs because they didn't have them anywhere else.

Tags: Nature, Society  ✍ Author: Paul Farmer

America's doctors, nurses and medical researchers are the best in the world, but our health care system is broken.

Tags: Best, Health  ✍ Author: Mike Ferguson

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.

Tags: Best, School  ✍ Author: Tina Fey

I am a military police officer and I have served on two deployments; my first was to Iraq, in a medical unit, and my second deployment was to Kuwait, as a military police platoon leader.

Tags: Leader, Military  ✍ Author: Tulsi Gabbard

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.

Tags: Here, Research  ✍ Author: Marc Garneau

No one teaches you how to think about money in medical school or residency. Yet, from the moment you start practicing, you must think about it. You must consider what is covered for a patient and what is not.

Tags: Money, School  ✍ Author: Atul Gawande

Oliver Sacks remains my hero to this day. He was one of the first medical writers I read. The other was Lewis Thomas, who is no longer alive but is just heroic to me.

Tags: Alive, Hero  ✍ Author: Atul Gawande

People say that the most expensive piece of medical equipment is the doctor's pen. It's not that we make all the money. It's that we order all the money.

Tags: Money, Order  ✍ Author: Atul Gawande

Every country in the world is battling the rising cost of health care. No community anywhere has demonstrably lowered its health-care costs (not just slowed their rate of increase) by improving medical services. They've lowered costs only by cutting or rationing them.

Tags: Care, Health  ✍ Author: Atul Gawande

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.

Tags: Often, Social  ✍ Author: Jurgen Habermas

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.

Tags: Mother, Teacher  ✍ Author: Marilyn Hacker

The physician's highest calling, his only calling, is to make sick people healthy - to heal, as it is termed.

Tags: Healthy, Sick  ✍ Author: Samuel Hahnemann

In the name of Hypocrites, doctors have invented the most exquisite form of torture ever known to man: survival.

Tags: Known, Name  ✍ Author: Edward Everett Hale

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.

Tags: Friends, Silence  ✍ Author: Alice Hamilton

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.

Tags: Problem, Real  ✍ Author: Alice Hamilton

Modern medicine is a negation of health. It isn't organized to serve human health, but only itself, as an institution. It makes more people sick than it heals.

Tags: Health, Human  ✍ Author: Ivan Illich

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.

Tags: Car, Time  ✍ Author: Jack Irons

Whether it's possible or not, being a doctor, you take an oath. To care for your patient, not to kill them. You take an oath to do things that are proper in the medical world. Not to administer something outside of a hospital setting that's not even your area.

Tags: Care, Possible  ✍ Author: Jermaine Jackson

One has a greater sense of degradation after an interview with a doctor than from any human experience.

Tags: Experience, Human  ✍ Author: Alice James

On bad days, I think I'd like to be a plastic surgeon who goes to Third World countries and operates on children in villages with airlifts, and then I think, 'Yeah, right, I'm going to go back to undergraduate school and take all the biology I missed and then go to medical school.' No. No.

Tags: Bad, School  ✍ Author: Tama Janowitz

I am a medical scientist, not a practical physician. I think it's very upfront. I am a doctor. I have long experience with heart disease.

Tags: Experience, Heart  ✍ Author: Robert Jarvik

I do not practice clinical medicine and hence do not treat individual patients. My career is in medical science.

Tags: Career, Science  ✍ Author: Robert Jarvik

As a medical doctor who chose a career in artificial heart technology rather than clinical practice, I decided not to take an internship, which is required for licensing. Instead, I work with invention, manufacturing, regulatory affairs, and clinical application of artificial hearts.

Tags: Technology, Work  ✍ Author: Robert Jarvik

I am, in fact, a medical doctor; I am a world expert in mechanical heart technology; and I am an athletically fit man who takes care of his own health through diet and exercise, including frequent five mile runs.

Tags: Health, Technology  ✍ Author: Robert Jarvik

The United States has an active pharmaceutical industry that has brought huge benefits to the U.S. public. Most Americans, who benefit from these advances, have little understanding of how difficult it is to create an important new medical therapy and make it available to improve public health.

Tags: Difficult, Health  ✍ Author: Robert Jarvik

These technologies can make life easier, can let us touch people we might not otherwise. You may have a child with a birth defect and be able to get in touch with other parents and support groups, get medical information, the latest experimental drugs. These things can profoundly influence life. I'm not downplaying that.

Tags: Life, Parents  ✍ Author: Steve Jobs

It is certainly important to be looking for cures to medical disorders, but it is equally important to conduct research on human health and well-being.

Tags: Health, Human  ✍ Author: Shia LaBeouf

I think we're rapidly approaching the day where medical science can keep people alive in hospitals, hooked up to tubes and things, far beyond when any kind of quality of life is left at all.

Tags: Life, Science  ✍ Author: Richard Lamm

Canadians have been very generous toward Haiti after the earthquake and, thanks to you, our most vulnerable people have received food, drinkable water, shelter, medical care and education. For that, we are extremely grateful.

Tags: Education, Food  ✍ Author: Laurent Lamothe

You can die of the cure before you die of the illness.

Tags: Die, Illness  ✍ Author: Michael Landon

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.

Tags: Care, Rich  ✍ Author: Rob Machado

Whenever the people are for gay marriage or medical marijuana or assisted suicide, suddenly the 'will of the people' goes out the window.

Tags: Gay, Marriage  ✍ Author: Bill Maher

President Obama and his radical feminist enforcers have had it in for Catholic medical providers from the get-go. It's about time all people of faith fought back against this unprecedented encroachment on religious liberty. First, they came for the Catholics. Who's next?

Tags: Faith, Time  ✍ Author: Michelle Malkin

A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.

Tags: Bed, Running  ✍ Author: Groucho Marx

I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course.

Tags: Feeling, Golf  ✍ Author: Groucho Marx

And of course, identifying all human genes and proteins will have great medical significance.

Tags: Great, Human  ✍ Author: Daniel Nathans

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.

Tags: Choice, School  ✍ Author: Daniel Nathans

Americans of all ages deserve quality end-of-life medical care.

Tags: Care, Quality  ✍ Author: Bill Nelson

We can't get to the $4 trillion in savings that we need by just cutting the 12 percent of the budget that pays for things like medical research and education funding and food inspectors and the weather service. And we can't just do it by making seniors pay more for Medicare.

Tags: Education, Food  ✍ Author: Barack Obama

Time is generally the best doctor.

Tags: Best, Time  ✍ Author: James Otis

Medicine sometimes snatches away health, sometimes gives it.

Tags: Health, Sometimes  ✍ Author: James Otis

I have used Twitter for so many things, from places to stay, places to go, things to do, things I need, medical advice, you name it. Especially when I'm on tour, it really feels like I'm being taken care of by half a million people. It is like having a mom.

Tags: Care, Mom  ✍ Author: Amanda Palmer

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.

Tags: Another, Choices  ✍ Author: Teresa Palmer

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.

Tags: Family, Place  ✍ Author: George Pataki

If someone lives in New York, he's a New Yorker - they are entitled to the best medical system in the world.

Tags: Best, Someone  ✍ Author: George Pataki

I had the privilege of practicing medicine in the early '60s, before we had any government. It worked rather well, and there was nobody on the street suffering with no medical care.

Tags: Care, Government  ✍ Author: Ron Paul

They certainly give very strange names to diseases.

Tags: Give, Strange  ✍ Author: Sylvia Plath

It seems sensible to me that we should look to the medical profession, that over the centuries has helped us to live longer and healthier lives, to help us die peacefully among our loved ones in our own home without a long stay in God's waiting room.

Tags: God, Home  ✍ Author: Terry Pratchett

I believe it should be possible for someone stricken with a serious and ultimately fatal illness to choose to die peacefully with medical help, rather than suffer.

Tags: Help, Someone  ✍ Author: Terry Pratchett

Three-quarters of the sicknesses of intelligent people come from their intelligence. They need at least a doctor who can understand this sickness.

Tags: Doctor, Understand  ✍ Author: Marcel Proust

Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.

Tags: Knowledge, Pain  ✍ Author: Marcel Proust

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.

Tags: Care, Health  ✍ Author: Ben Quayle

When families save, they can get through emergencies like a bad harvest or a medical emergency. But it's more than that. They can also plan for the future, gradually saving up for a small business or for their children's school tuition.

Tags: Business, Future  ✍ Author: Jeff Raikes

Remember, I'm a doctor's daughter. So obviously I'm interested in all medical things.

Tags: Doctor, Remember  ✍ Author: Nancy Reagan

I was going to have cosmetic surgery until I noticed that the doctor's office was full of portraits by Picasso.

Tags: Office, Until  ✍ Author: Rita Rudner

You know, I look to myself mainly as a creative writer all my life and a medical doctor.

Tags: Creative, Life  ✍ Author: Nawal El Saadawi

I've participated in many demonstrations since I was a child. When I was at medical college, I was fighting King Farouk, then British colonization, against Nasser, against Sadat who pushed me into prison, Mubarak who pushed me into exile. I never stopped.

Tags: Child, Fighting  ✍ Author: Nawal El Saadawi

In a wristwatch, imagine the battery is in the strap and there's a medical sensor in there connected to the internet. If someone is monitoring that, they could phone up if the user has forgotten to take some medication. This could save hundreds of dollars in medical fees later. What's missing? It's a stable battery.

Tags: Missing, Someone  ✍ Author: Donald Sadoway

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