Words matter. These are the best Preventable Quotes from famous people such as Bruce Broussard, Andrew Lansley, Vivek Murthy, Tedros Adhanom, Jeff Bridges, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Despite all the attention paid to the obesity epidemic and the growing prevalence of preventable diseases, in the U.S. – as a society and as an industry – we’ve made health hard, even as our daily lives become easier.
I have spent too long with too many people who have lost loved ones to healthcare-associated infections not to be determined to act on this. There is no tolerable level of preventable infections. The only acceptable strategy is a zero-tolerance strategy.
Whenever you have large numbers of people who are dying for preventable reasons, that constitutes a public health issue.
New malaria cases fell by 21 percent between 2010 and 2015 worldwide, and malaria death rates fell by 29 percent in the same period. Yet, though malaria is preventable and treatable, it is still claiming too many lives around the world.
There are a lot of people getting killed by guns in our country for reasons, from my understanding, that are preventable. So many guns that are left loaded, unlocked. So you can educate. That doesn’t seem to be too controversial – education.
Today, tomorrow and every day, we will see at least 2,000 young children killed or seriously injured on the world’s roads. This is unacceptable, preventable, and we have to stop it. We have the vaccines for this disease: helmets, seatbelts, speed enforcement, safe road design. We just need to use them.
Whether we are adults or children, members of the media or medical community, government, industry, academia or cancer advocacy group, we can all contribute to a healthier environment, a stronger, more vibrant society, and ultimately, to a world where cancer is considered a preventable illness.
Crimes happen, but some are preventable.
A significant number of research studies have documented that heart disease is easily and almost completely preventable through a diet rich in plant produce and lower in processed foods and animal products.
So much of what we are currently seeing as far as human suffering and misery comes from diseases that should have been preventable but were not.
When I was growing up, hand washing was a ritual, but now it’s a necessity. A child dies every 15 seconds from preventable causes, which has got to stop.
A high nutrient diet, if widely adopted, could bring millions of people in touch with true hunger, and stop the proliferation of obesity and preventable chronic disease.
National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month is celebrated each May, and becomes a chance for our Nation to become more familiar with the effects of this disease, and about the preventable steps that we can take to deal with it.
It’s very painful for me to sit back and watch people get sick and die due to preventable lifestyle choices.
An asteroid impact is a preventable natural disaster. It’s in part preventable because we have the technology, and it’s in part preventable because it’s predictable.
The importance of heart health became very real for me when my father died of heart disease seven years ago. Having experienced the loss first hand, I am inspired to do everything I can to break the cycle and prevent families from losing loved ones to this preventable disease.
I have family members who live in Africa. Because of the family that lives there, I know what is happening in these countries, and it seems so silly to me that diseases like malaria are so prevalent when they are entirely preventable. Yet children are still dying every 35 seconds.
Go to the doctor, get a checkup, and get Pap smears regularly. Cervical cancer is very preventable, and if you catch it early, there are tons of ways to treat it as well.
With tens of thousands of patients dying every year from preventable medical errors, it is imperative that we embrace available technologies and drastically improve the way medical records are handled and processed.
It is education that will arm us with the tools that will enable us to succeed and put a stop to the rising rates of preventable death.