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National Family Health History Day

Today is National Family Health History Day, which just so happens to fall on Thanksgiving! Just as you are spending time getting to know your loved ones and sharing a meal together, you should also take some time to learn about your family’s health history and what sort of genetic predispositions you may share. 42 more words

Healthcare

Celebrate Family Health History Day!

Ten years ago, the U.S. Surgeon General declared Thanksgiving Family Health History Day.  Family history is important for everyone: it is one of the strongest factors influencing risk for heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and cancer. 244 more words

Genetics