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Definition of Prevention


  1. The act of going, or state of being, before.
  2. Anticipation; esp., anticipation of needs or wishes; hence, precaution; forethought.
  3. The act of preventing or hindering; obstruction of action, access, or approach; thwarting.
  4. Prejudice; prepossession.

Prevention Quotations

We can either continue to collectively stand on the sidelines and debate what is causing autism and if it is an epidemic or we can get on the field and start addressing the real problem - a generation of children with autism. We are not focusing enough on prevention, treatments and support services.
Jenny McCarthy

Treatment without prevention is simply unsustainable.
Bill Gates

America's health care system is in crisis precisely because we systematically neglect wellness and prevention.
Tom Harkin

Prevention is better than cure.
Desiderius Erasmus

Individuals will achieve healthier lifestyles when prevention and wellness programs are accessible and available in their workplace, through their health provider, and in their communities.
Rob Wittman
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