Five Minutes or Less for Health Weekly Tip: Know Your Family History
Thanksgiving Day is National Family History Day. A family health history helps identify people who may be at a higher risk for some diseases. It reflects risk factors that family members share, like genes, environment, and lifestyle. Take a few minutes to know your family health history.
- Start a family health portrait today.
- Update your family health portrait as you learn about family members’ diseases and conditions.
- Share your family health portrait with other family members. Encourage them to create one also.
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Page last modified: October 30, 2012
Page last reviewed: October 30, 2012