"Modern medical advances have helped millions of people live longer, healthier lives. We owe these improvements to decades of investment in medical research."
"I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course."Ike Skelton on Groucho Marx
"A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running."Ike Skelton on Groucho Marx
"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died."Ike Skelton on Erma Bombeck
"They certainly give very strange names to diseases."Ike Skelton on Plato
"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."Ike Skelton on Erma Bombeck
"The goal of NIH research is to acquire new knowledge to help prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat disease and disability, from the rarest genetic disorder to the common cold."