Items Tagged ‘Family Health History’

September 4, 2015

Family History: The First Genetic Test

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

Family health history is often called the first genetic test. Collecting your family’s health history is critical to understanding your health and your children’s health. You might not realize that your brother’s diabetes, your father’s congestive heart failure or your mother’s breast cancer can affect you, your children and their children. Knowing family history information […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Family Health History, Family History, Geoffrey Beek, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference 2015, Patient and Public Symposium, Teresa Kruisselbrink

November 27, 2013

National Family Health History Day

By Mystery User

Not only is this year celebrating Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah on the same day (aptly titled Thanksgivukkah), tomorrow is also the Surgeon General’s National Family History Day. While Genomics and Personalized Medicine play an important role in the diagnosis of many diseases named and unnamed, your family health history brings more information […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Family, Family Health History, genome, Genome Sequencing, Genomic, genomics, Health History, individualized medicine, personalized care, personalized medicine

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