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Synonyms for medicine

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an agent used to restore health

a substance used in the treatment of disease

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the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

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(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

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punishment for one's actions

treat medicinally, treat with medicine

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For better or worse, what the Democrats marching under the banner of single-payer are advocating is nothing like these examples of real socialized medicine.
But the primary reasons for the inevitable failure of socialized medicine can be found in the patients themselves.
Though they have great potential for improving health care, the steps outlined above would commit us neither to experimenting with the inadequacies of socialized medicine nor to holding fast to the failures of what we now have.
Medical decisions under socialized medicine are taken out of the hands of affected individuals and handed over to a board of governors, an appointed government body, a blue ribbon citizen's council, or doctors--all of which covet the role of God by their decisions, thereby, inherently demoting God to our base level.
Socialized medicine is an egalitarian system in which health care is a universal right that does not involve personal responsibility, and in which health care services are delivered, paid for and evaluated only by a government.
Neither socialized medicine nor government regulations will rectify the abuses of power and arrogance of privilege.
Government can tax and print money, which will eliminate private healthcare and impose socialized medicine.
Many doctors are refusing to play along and intend to quit the profession rather than be controlled by socialized medicine, which the Affordable Care Act is.
You will now decide whether or not you are going to be a Government employee and practice socialized medicine.
On the campaign trail, he roared in outrage at the thought of cutting Medicare, the socialized medicine we already have that is rapidly bankrupting the country.
Yet, socialized medicine is exactly the model that Washington bureaucrats are proposing for all of us, complains physician Elizabeth Lee Vliet, author of Women, Weight, and Hormones; The Savvy Woman's Guide to PCOS; and Screaming to be Heard: Hormonal Connections Women Suspect--and Doctors Still Ignore, among other books.
Farquhar's sign said, "Vote No on Obama Care Socialized Medicine with Nazi Era Euthanasia for Old People.
We are hearing talk about reform and fears about socialized medicine of single-payer being politically unfeasible--but our plan is simple and it will save money because it focuses on health care and not making money for the insurance industry.
It includes essays on attitudes toward aging and the elderly in societies as different as African villages and countries with socialized medicine.
Republicans said Clinton's plan would increase taxes and lead to what former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney last week called "European-style socialized medicine.