Articles About family history

  • KP-June-2016-Thumbnail-Article-Image_Family-Tree
    MAY 12, 2016

    Know your family’s health history

    A family health history is also called a medical family tree. The idea is to create a written or visual record of illnesses and medical conditions that have affected your blood relatives — with a goal of understanding your risk for certain conditions and improving your health and the health of your family.  ... Read More >

    TOPICSfamily historyHealth Hackslive well

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    MAY 12, 2016

    What health risks run in your family?

    At family gatherings, you and your loved ones probably trade favorite stories that were passed down over the years. Well, the next time you get together, consider sharing other kinds of stories — ones that can help you shape your family health history. ... Read More >

    TOPICSdiseasesfamily historyhealth risksinherited