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Preventive Care

  • By: Elizabeth R. Purdy
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

While it is impossible to avoid all illnesses, there are many forms of preventive care that reduce health risks by improving individual health or by checking the spread of germs and infectious diseases. Even simple preventive measures such as frequent hand ...

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