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PREVENTION, civil and French law. The right of a judge to take cognizance of an action over which he has concurrent jurisdiction with another judge.
     2. In Pennsylvania it has been ruled that a justice of the peace cannot take cognizance of a cause which has been previously decided by another justice. 2 Dall. 77; Id. 114.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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She said other causes of preventable and treatable blindness in children include corneal scarring, measles, refractive error, childhood cataract and childhood glaucoma.
FMCSA pointed out that small carriers that had "not preventable" crashes removed through the demonstration program have the largest reductions in their crash indicator percentiles.
Preventable harm results in about $9.3 billion in extra health care costs in the United States, according to the study.
"Efforts need to be focused on improving the ability to measure preventable harm," the authors said in a news release.
IPPR lead researcher Dean Hochlaf, inset, said: "We have seen progress in reducing preventable disease flatline since 2012.
The objective was to reduce preventable hospital admissions and readmissions.
Nationally, men are much more likely to suffer a preventable death, making up 60% of all avoidable deaths that could be due to an unhealthy lifestyle.
In Brazil, the growth of the scientific publication on preventability occurred in 2007, with the establishment of the "Brazilian List of Preventable Death Causes" by the Ministry of Health, from the perspective of the available technology in the Unified Health System (SUS) (6,7).
Parents want to do everything possible to make sure their children remain healthy and protected from preventable diseases.
ADRs represent a significant public health concern that is, in many cases, preventable. Unfortunately, it is an under-reported burden that adversely affects patients, healthcare providers, and the economy.
Vaccines are an important part of making sure your teen is protected from preventable diseases.