Items Tagged ‘Family History’

May 23, 2016

Individualized Medicine Open House: Tech, Family, and the Microbiome

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs

By Sara Tiner Your genome on a thumb drive? Family-sourcing health data? Endometrial Cancer and Bacteria? Those were a few of the precision medicine highlights discussed at the April 27 Center for Individualized Medicine (CIM) Open House, where the topic was “Changing Lives Through Research.” Exponential Growth in Technology Surrounded by new, CIM-focused exhibits in […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Marina Walther-Antonio, Dr. Nicholas Chia, Dr. Purna Kashyap, Endometrial cancer, Family History, individualized medicine, Mayo Clinic Research Information Center, microbiome, Precision Medicine, Sara Tiner, Scott Beck


November 23, 2015

Celebrate Thanksgiving by Discussing Your Family’s Health History

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs

Knowing your family history is important for your future health. This Thanksgiving, the nation’s annual Family Health History Day, start a new tradition. Have a conversation about your family’s health history. What you learn might surprise you—and it may save a life. Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate with family, share memories and make new […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Family History, Genetic Testing, National Family Health History Day, National Institutes of Health, Nationaly Family History Day, NIH, Thankgiviing


September 4, 2015

Family History: The First Genetic Test

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs

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


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