family history

Know Your Family Health History

November 21, 2016
When managing your own health, it helps to know your history, or more specifically your family health history. You don’t just inherit your good looks from your parents or those...
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Don’t Know Much About History?

June 02, 2015
High school teacher Thomas Holterman wanted to show his students that some of the human story and our own family history are written in our DNA if we choose to...
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Cancer Touches Everyone

May 21, 2012
23andMe is passionate about fighting cancer. We recently launched a Cancer Family History survey and within two months more than 20,000 customers have answered! We're already learning some very interesting things -- read on.
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Family History and Personal Genetic Risk Assessments: A Perspective on the Cleveland Clinic Study

November 11, 2010
by David Hinds A small study conducted by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic and reported at last week’s American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting found that family health history...
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Family History, In Addition To Genetic and Environmental Risk Factors, Predicts Risk of Deep Vein Thrombosis

March 27, 2009
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT), sometimes called “economy class syndrome” is the formation of a blood clot in a vein deep within the body, usually in the legs.   Not only...
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Thanksgiving is National Family History Day

November 27, 2008
This is a repeat of a post we ran back in September. While you’re sitting around the table with your loved ones, don’t forget that it’s National Family History Day!...
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