Preventive medicine

Care that has the aim of preventing disease or its consequences. It includes healthcare programs aimed at warding off illnesses (such as immunizations) and inhibiting further deterioration of the body (such as with exercise or prophylactic surgery).

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In Focus

Feb. 21

Handmade holiday

Rochester, NY

Residents of St. John's recently were surprised with handmade Valentine's Day cards and gifts from local elementary school students.