David Satcher Quotes

15 David Satcher quotes:

"Hepatitis A, among the various hepatitis diseases that we have, is a very mild disease, generally causing fever, malaise, nausea and jaundice. But in general, it is a very mild disease."
Author: Satcher Quotes Category: Disease Quotes
"Failure to effectively use every intervention strategy available to help our young people would be a tragic mistake,"
Author: Satcher Quotes Category: Failure Quotes
"The people of this country desperately need to engage in an open and honest debate about mental health,"
Author: Satcher Quotes Category: Country Quotes
"I think we're ready to move from an environment of blame and stigmatization when it comes to mental health problems,"
"The good news is that we can prevent many deaths from colorectal cancer through screening, ... If you've celebrated your 50th birthday and have never been screened for colorectal cancer, start now."
Author: Satcher Quotes Category: Cancer Quotes
"There's clearly a difference in the ease of access to guns and the use of guns in violent behavior,"
Author: Satcher Quotes Category: Behavior Quotes
"Our nation's blood supply is safer than it's ever been, and it's getting safer as we speak."
Author: Satcher Quotes Category: Blood Quotes American Statesman Quotes
"Everyone in need must have access to high-quality, effective and affordable mental health services, ... Too often, our mental health problems are left to play themselves out in the nation's streets, homeless centers ... and prisons."
Author: Satcher Quotes Category: Health Quotes
"I think the history is such that we underestimate the mental health problems, ... As people see what they consider sort of a hopeless situation - bodies floating on the water, the scene like they saw in the Superdome - people are not ready for that. They are not prepared to deal with it."
Author: Satcher Quotes Category: Health Quotes
"The problem now is that often, mental health problems are not recognized until late, ... We want to make sure that we bring the best treatment to bear in this system. We want to make sure that we continue to research."
Author: Satcher Quotes Category: Health Quotes
"The underlying premise of Healthy People 2010 is that the health of the individual is inseparable from the health of the larger community,"
Author: Satcher Quotes Category: Health Quotes
"The results released in today's American Journal of Public Health should lead any medical professional to realize a prescription for change needs to be written. For the American taxpayer, its time to ask for increased accountability and expect a better return on a $60 billion investment,"
Author: Satcher Quotes Category: Health Quotes
"This is no time to let down our guard on youth violence. Research demonstrates that appropriate interventions made during or prior to adolescence can direct young people away from violence toward healthy and constructive lives."
Author: Satcher Quotes Category: Research Quotes
"We made progress, ... But clearly we have much to do and we have much further to go."
Author: Satcher Quotes Category: Progress Quotes
"Seventy-five percent of women who smoke would like to quit, and yet only two to three percent quit every year, ... It's significant because we can help women quit smoking."
Author: Satcher Quotes Category: Women Quotes

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