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The power of prevention

May 15, 2018 at 3:32 pm

Lisa Fisher, Health Promotion Specialist Benjamin Franklin said “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Indeed, prevention is the key to avoiding health problems. Yet our society still struggles to understand the importance of primary prevention. There are three levels of prevention: primary, secondary and tertiary. Primary prevention aims to prevent disease or injury by eliminating exposure to hazards and altering unsafe or unhealthy behaviours. This involves education about healthy habits. OnceRead More