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preventive medicine

noun as in health care

noun as in hygiene

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We don't have much in the way of preventive medicine in the US, at least compared to Europe and Canada.

“It can be a very subtle clinical presentation,” says William Schaffner, chair of preventive medicine at Vanderbilt University.

Preventive medicine is in this sense truly State Medicine, and means protection of the people from their own ignorance.

The solution of these problems will come from applying the sciences of hygiene, preventive medicine, and sanitation.

The subject of preventive medicine is one that is attracting world-wide attention to-day.

To teach us to avoid such losses is the legitimate field of preventive medicine.

In all cases of scarlatina or measles occurring in one member of a family, I put the rest upon preventive medicine.


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