Treatment without prevention is simply unsustainable - Bill Gates
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The Power of Prevention
Benjamin Franklin once said that "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure," yet 279 years later his words still have not been successfully put into medical practice. It is estimated that 70 percent of deaths in America are linked to preventable conditions, including heart disease, stroke, chronic lung disease, diabetes, and some forms of cancer. Yet the U.S spends 75 percent of its $2.8 trillion annual health care budget on treating disease but only 3-5 percent on prevention.
While health expenditures in the United States are more than double the average spent by other industrialized nations and account for 18 percent of the U.S. GDP, America ranks only 24th out of…
The Power of Prevention
Benjamin Franklin once said that "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure," yet 279 years later his words still have not been successfully put into medical practice.
Preventive Medicine Research Institute
PMRI is a non-profit research institute that performs scientific research investigating the effects of diet and lifestyle choices on health and disease.
The Preventive Medicine Center
The Preventive Medicine Center is dedicated to promoting a realistic, supportive, holistic approach to health - achieving disease prevention and reversal, where possible, through a combination of innovative, traditional, and alternative methods.
Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine
The aim of the Institute is to be a centre of excellence in epidemiology and preventive medicine and to advance the discipline in all its aspects. The focus is on academic discipline, research, the translation of research into public health strategies and their practical implementation.
Association for Prevention Teaching and Research
ATPM is the professional organization for the academic medical and public health community dedicated to prevention research and interprofessional education.
Because saving lives is the most valuable thing anyone can spend their time doing, and since over 100,000 people die every single day of causes that young people essentially never die of, you'll save more lives by helping to cure aging than in any other way.
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Founded in 1985, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is a nonprofit organization that promotes preventive medicine, conducts clinical research, and encourages higher standards for ethics and effectiveness in research.
American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine
Established in 1992, A4M is a global medical education provider. Through our Anti-Aging Academy, we provide Anti-Aging breakthroughs, practical knowledge, treatment modalities and skills for the practicing physician and health practitioners through our live conferences and online programming.
American Board of Preventive Medicine
The American Board of Preventive Medicine provides this web site as a service to our clients - our Diplomates, applicants, residents, residency program directors, and the general public.
American College of Preventive Medicine
ACPM is the national professional society for physicians committed to disease prevention and health promotion. ACPM's 2,000 members are engaged in preventive medicine practice, teaching and research.
American Institute for Preventive Medicine
The American Institute for Preventive Medicine is an award winning, internationally recognized authority on the development and implementation of health promotion, wellness, medical self-care, and disease management programs and publications.
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