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Thanksgiving Is a Good Time To Be Nosy About Your Family Health History
Date: Nov 25th, 2015 12:24pm

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Ecumen Communications

When everyone is together for Thanksgiving, it’s an ideal time to talk turkey about the family health history.

A history is a big help in gauging your risk for conditions that run in families and helps doctors in making accurate diagnoses when you have symptoms.

To get started, here are some tools and background information:

NIHSeniorHealth: Why Create a Family Health History?

The Office of the Surgeon General’s My Family Health Portrait

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