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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Primary Prevention

    Specific practices for the prevention of disease or mental disorders in susceptible individuals or populations. These include HEALTH PROMOTION, including mental health; protective procedures, such as COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL; and monitoring and regulation of ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS. Primary prevention is to be distinguished from SECONDARY PREVENTION and TERTIARY PREVENTION.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of primary prevention in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of primary prevention in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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  1. Mark Schoenebaum:

    Investors are citing the lack of inclusion of primary prevention as more narrow than expected.

  2. Dennis Reidy:

    We are just beginning to look at primary prevention strategies that we can implement before people get violent, and we are looking at this more from the public health standpoint. Rather than identify a single individual, we want to roll it out to the public at large.

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