"It's a baby. Federal regulations prohibit our mentioning its race, age, or gender."
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"I'll be performing the operation, and this is the anesthesiologist."
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"Could we up the dosage? I still have feelings."
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"Me? I'm just one of those shadowy figures who inhabit the mysterious twilight world where the medical and legal professions meet."
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"Fortunately treatment will be relatively inexpensive since you have the generic form of the disease!"
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"Please, honey, I'm with a patient, and I've asked you not to call me on this line."
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"What's the next best medicine?"
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Angels shopping in a store called "Heaven Pharmacy: Self-serve"
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"These medicines all taste pretty good - let's approve them."
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"Uh-oh, your coverage doesn't seem to include illness."
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The Pill-of-the-Month Club!
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"There will be a bit of a wait while we figure out a market solution to your problem."
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"The active ingredient is marketing."
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"This patient has a rare form of medical insurance."
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"You should just feel a tiny prick, and then a lifetime of morphine addiction."
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"Certainly. A party of four at seven-thirty in the name of Dr. Jennings. May I ask whether that is an actual medical degree or a Ph.D.?"
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"The answer isn't more troops—what you need is an antibiotic."
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Inside One's Memory Bank
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"Unfortunately, there's no cure—there's not even a race for a cure."
"His final wish was that all his medical bills be paid promptly."
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A woman on a beach boardwalk looks shocked as a topless man walks past her with a back tattoo that reads "I got hepatitis at Randy's Tattoo Parlor."
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"I'm allergic to the sun."
"All the body parts were locally sourced."
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"You tested positive for being negative."
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