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Tom Frieden

American,  Public Servant
Total Quotes : 26
Need Smoked Lifelong

Cigars, cigarettes, and hookah tobacco are all smoked tobacco - addictive and deadly. We need effective action to protect our kids from struggling with a lifelong addiction to nicotine.

- Tom Frieden

Practice Public Health

I loved clinical practice, but in public health, you can impact more than one person at a time. The whole society is your patient.

- Tom Frieden

Tuberculosis Merit Very

A vaccine that prevented tuberculosis would merit a Nobel Prize, but it's just very difficult to develop.

- Tom Frieden

Enjoy Activity Your

Health is correlated with quality of life. If you get regular physical activity, have social connections, control your cholesterol, keep your blood pressure at a normal level, don't smoke - these things can make an enormous difference not only in how long you live, but how much you enjoy your life in those years.

- Tom Frieden

Quick Apply Appropriate

Controlling mosquitos is tough. It's not quick; it's not easy. It requires work day in and day out to track where mosquitos are and to apply safely the appropriate mosquito control methods.

- Tom Frieden

Year More Tens

Flu can be serious, and it kills tens of thousands of Americans each year. Vaccination is easier and more convenient than ever, so get yourself and your family protected.

- Tom Frieden

Data Public Based

The way we work in public health is, we make the best recommendations and decisions based on the best available data.

- Tom Frieden

Small Big Rather

I eat a lot of fruit because if I fill up on strawberries or an apple, then I'll have one small piece of cheesecake rather than two big pieces.

- Tom Frieden

Harm School Kids Our

To me, as a physician, when 1.78 million of our high school kids have tried an e-cigarette, and a lot of them are using them regularly ... that's like watching someone harm hundreds of thousands of children.

- Tom Frieden

Florida Maryland Least

In 2011, at least a third of middle school and high school students who smoked cigars used flavored little cigars. Six states - Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Wisconsin - already have youth cigar smoking rates that are the same or higher than youth cigarette smoking.

- Tom Frieden

Feel Activity Healthier

Physical activity - even if you don't lose an ounce, you'll live longer, feel healthier and be less likely to get cancer, heart disease, stroke and arthritis. It's the closest thing we have to a wonder drug.

- Tom Frieden

New More Over

More than 50 million people around the world died during the 1918-1919 flu pandemic. That's why we have epidemiologists all over the world tracking whether new strains of flu emerge.

- Tom Frieden

Critical Ingredient

Our progress against malaria is impressive. But vigilance remains a critical ingredient to protect the health of all people.

- Tom Frieden

Away Concerned Very

The more we look at drug resistance, the more concerned we are. It basically shows us that the end of the road isn't very far away for antibiotics.

- Tom Frieden

Infectious Formidable

Vaccines and antibiotics have made many infectious diseases a thing of the past; we've come to expect that public health and modern science can conquer all microbes. But nature is a formidable adversary.

- Tom Frieden

Stop Stopped Before

If we vaccinate well, if we increase those vaccination rates, we can stop measles just as we stopped it before.

- Tom Frieden

Road Act Unless

It is the end of the road for antibiotics unless we act urgently.

- Tom Frieden

Important Single Most

Vaccination is the single most important step people can take to protect themselves from influenza.

- Tom Frieden

Year Average Our

New, unfamiliar, and mysterious threats to our health are scary. At the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - where we identify, on average, one new health threat each year - we work around the clock with an approach that prioritizes finding out what we need to know as fast as we can to protect Americans.

- Tom Frieden

Direct United 1940s

Thanks to malaria elimination efforts in United States in the 1940s, most people in the U.S. today have never had any direct contact with the disease, and most doctors have never seen a case. That success means it's easy to have a relaxed attitude about protecting ourselves.

- Tom Frieden