The decision is a "preventative measure," and will require a hiatus from filming his television show Two and a Half Men.
If you know that you get less joyous in winter months, you have to start a preventative approach.
He also seizes the opportunity to do public outreach, educating locals on HIV and AIDS as well as preventative methods.
While medications have improved, the use of preventative drugs like Truvada remains hotly debated.
There is no known effective antiviral drug, no vaccine, and no preventative medication.
I have known ships to founder with rats on board, so that they cannot be said to be a preventative to such a disaster.
Pieces of consecrated bread carried home and preserved is a preventative against the bite of a mad dog.
That the climate itself is a preventative of consumption is evidenced in the fact that phthisis does not originate here.
Some of these springs are resorted to annually by way of preventative; others are visited as occasion requires.
Now these facts seem to show that manual training is almost as good a preventative of criminality as vaccination is of smallpox.
preventive pre·ven·tive (prĭ-věn'tĭv) or pre·ven·ta·tive (-tə-tĭv)
Preventing or slowing the course of an illness or a disease; prophylactic. n.
A preventive agent or treatment.