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The Case for Prevention

by Lori Sciame March 5th, 2012 | Prevention
For close to 20 years, I felt personally responsible for the health habits of approximately 155, 000 people in southern Wisconsin.  Sound strange?  It may seem so, but as a health educator, I promoted prevention for entire populations of people.

To understand this concept, think about a nurse who gives a child a single vaccination.  This child will surely benefit from the protection that the vaccine will offer him or her.  Now consider the goal of the health educator – making sure that all parents/guardians in his or her jurisdiction understand the importance of having their children fully immunized against
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