Preventative healthcare is the term that describes the group of services, which are provided before an illness. It involves researching on, finding and treating disease as soon as possible. Some of the aspects covered in preventive healthcare include seeing your doctor regularly for check-ups, exercising and eating a proper, balanced diet.
The kind of screenings that would help find a problem at it's earliest stages. Mammograms, cervical cancer screenings, a colonoscopy and prostate exams are some good examples of preventitive healthcare.