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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 may never understand illnesses such as cancer. In fact, we may never cure it. But an ounce of prevention is worth more than a million pounds of cure.
David Agus

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

Prevention is better than cure.
Desiderius Erasmus

Treatment without prevention is simply unsustainable.
Bill Gates

One of the best aspects of health care reform is it starts to emphasize prevention.
Anne Wojcicki
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