Medical Quotes

At some point in every person's life, you will need an assisted medical device - whether it's your glasses, your contacts, or as you age and you have a hip replacement or a knee replacement or a pacemaker. The prosthetic generation is all around us. Aimee Mullins

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We need to accept the seemingly obvious fact that a toxic environment can make people sick and that no amount of medical intervention can protect us. The health care community must become a powerful political lobby for environmental policy and legislation. Andrew Weil

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Medical costs are of concern, both in developing and developed countries. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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Understand that legal and illegal are political, and often arbitrary, categorizations; use and abuse are medical, or clinical, distinctions. Abbie Hoffman

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Students undergo a conversion in the third year of medical school - not pre-clinical to clinical, but pre-cynical to cynical. Abraham Verghese

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Certainly when I got to medical school, I had role models of the kind of physicians I wanted to be. I had an uncle who, looking back, was probably not the most-educated physician around, but he carried it off so well. Abraham Verghese

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What we need in medical schools is not to teach empathy, as much as to preserve it - the process of learning huge volumes of information about disease, of learning a specialized language, can ironically make one lose sight of the patient one came to serve; empathy can be replaced by cynicism. Abraham Verghese

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I like the values associated with a medical family - common sense, being practical but also thoughtful. Alain de Botton

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I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians. Alexander the Great

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Prescription: A physician's guess at what will best prolong the situation with least harm to the patient. Ambrose Bierce

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Making personalized medicine a reality will require a strong partnership between 23andMe and the physician and medical communities. Anne Wojcicki

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FDA clearance is an important step on the path towards getting genetic information integrated with routine medical care. Anne Wojcicki

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The paternalism of the medical industry is insane. Anne Wojcicki

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It's crazy to me that in this world of electronic medical records Walmart has so much information about how we shop, but no one has that information about our health. Why can't my doctor say, 'Wow, Anne, based on your lifestyle and behavior, you're five years from being diabetic.' But I can go to Target, and they know exactly what I'm going to buy. Anne Wojcicki

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

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

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I don't feel one's personal medical condition is everybody's business. It just isn't something you advertise, and it's not open to discussion. Aretha Franklin

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The best way to reduce the cost of medical care is to reduce the illness. Arlen Specter

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The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity. Arthur Schopenhauer

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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. Atul Gawande

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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. Atul Gawande

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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. Atul Gawande

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After I spent my compulsory army service in the 'top secret office' of the Medical Forces, where I was fortunate to be exposed to clinical and medical issues, I enrolled to the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Ada Yonath

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A democratic medical establishment does not alter people's bodies to fit regressive social norms; it advocates for patients by demanding the social body get its act together. Alice Dreger

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You may be in a medical or engineering college, but not all will stand first in class. It depends on who studies the most. Anupam Kher

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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

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I studied at the Hebrew University Medical Faculty, graduated, and was an Israel Defense Forces' combat physician on a Navy ship. Aaron Ciechanover

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You know what they call the fellow who finishes last in his medical school graduating class? They call him 'Doctor.' Abe Lemons

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Finish last in your league and they call you idiot. Finish last in medical school and they call you doctor. Abe Lemons

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Oh there are lots of doctors and medical professionals out there who buy my devices at whole sale price. Alex Chiu

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