What is another word for preventive medicine?

59 synonyms found


[ pɹɪvˈɛntɪv mˈɛdsən], [ pɹɪvˈɛntɪv mˈɛdsən], [ p_ɹ_ɪ_v_ˈɛ_n_t_ɪ_v m_ˈɛ_d_s_ə_n]

How to use "Preventive medicine" in context?

Preventive medicine is an umbrella term that refers to various healthcare strategies and treatments used to prevent illness or injuries. Preventive measures can be taken before a person becomes ill, during illness, or following an illness. Preventive medicine encompasses a wide range of approaches, including diet, lifestyle, and health education. Some of the most common preventive health measures include: getting regular exercise, avoiding tobacco smoke, getting a comprehensive health checkup, and getting vaccinated against dangerous diseases. Preventive medicine is essential for staying healthy and preventing expensive, later-life illnesses.

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