Items Tagged ‘National Family Health History Day’

November 21, 2017

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

By 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

Celebrate Thanksgiving by Discussing Your Family’s Health History

By 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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