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An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure is an English proverb that means it is better to prevent or stop something bad from happening beforehand than to deal with its negative results after it has occurred. For example:

Rachel eats healthy foods, exercises regularly and has a medical check-up every year. She believes that
an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

In other words, Rachel takes good care of her health in an effort to prevent illness. This, she believes, is preferable to waiting until she gets sick and has to deal with the negative effects of illness, i.e.
an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
One thing that many people would like to avoid this fall and winter is the common cold. The following video provides some practical tips on how to prevent it and, if you believe that
an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, you might want to watch it:





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