Items Tagged ‘National Family Health History Day’

November 21, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Conner’s story: sharing family history and genetic testing lead to better health for young boy and his father

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

National Family Health History Day is on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 23. While you enjoy time with your family during the holiday, it can also be a good time to learn about your family’s medical history. It could improve your health or detect conditions that run in the family. That was the case for Jeff and […]

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Tags: #CIMCon17, #Dr. Miahcel Stephens, #Individualizing Medicine 2017, #ulcerative colitis, center for individualized medicine, colon cancer, DNA Testing, Genetic Testing, genomics, individualized medicine, lynch syndrome, mayo clinic


November 23, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Celebrate Thanksgiving by Discussing Your Family’s Health History

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

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


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