preventive medicine


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preventive medicine

The anticipation, communication, prediction, identification, prevention, education, risk assessment, and control of communicable diseases, illnesses and exposure to endemic, occupational, and environmental threats. These threats include nonbattle injuries, combat stress responses, weapons of mass destruction, and other threats to the health and readiness of military personnel. Communicable diseases include anthropod-, vector-, food-, waste-, and waterborne diseases. Preventative medicine measures include field sanitation, medical surveillance, pest and vector control, disease risk assessment, environmental and occupational health surveillance, waste (human, hazardous, and medical) disposal, food safety inspection, and potable water surveillance. Also called PVNTMED.
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Noun1.preventive medicine - the branch of medicine concerned with preventing disease; "the medical establishment doesn't profit from preventive medicine"
practice of medicine, medicine - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries; "he studied medicine at Harvard"
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Preventive Medicine to provide both national and global prevention solutions for employers, insurers and government entities.
EHE International is the oldest and largest preventive medicine specialist, and its clinically based educational and social engagement platforms are the preferred choice among America's leading employers.
is the founder, president, and director of the non-profit Preventive Medicine Research Institute in Sausalito, California, where he holds the Safeway Chair.
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Preventive Medicine is to address this continuum for people who self-select, who want to be proactive to do more to ensure a higher quality of life and longer life.
NASDAQ:HYTM), a healthcare services management company that licenses the PROMETA([R])treatment protocols designed to treat alcohol, methamphetamine and cocaine dependence, announced today that the PROMETA protocols have been licensed for use initially at up to four locations of the largest outpatient substance dependence providers in Massachusetts, Preventive Medicine Associates (PMA).
About EHE International Established in 1913, EHE International is celebrating 100 years as the recognized leader in preventive medicine with the release of a new book, 100 Years of Preventive Health: The History of EHE International.
Preventive Medicine is going to help you determine your risk, and if you need something, we will help you get it.
0 million investment round to fund the initial rollout of its national system of Centers for Preventive Medicine.
17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EHE International, a nationally recognized leader in preventive medicine and annual physical exams, today announced that the Texas Internal Medicine Associates in Dallas, TX, has been named an EHE-certified preventive care center.
Robert Burkich, author of Preventive Medicine Guide to Staying Healthy: A New Results Oriented Approach, is receiving praise for his extremely useful publication outlining simple steps to ensure long-term health and reduce the risk of illness.
The Indiana University School of Medicine faculty are national leaders in the science of cardiovascular disease, health system redesign, preventive medicine, biologics cores in cellomics, genomics and proteomics, and healthcare information technology.

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