Genomics and Precision Health Update
September 21, 2023 – No. 1209
Heart Disease, Family Health History, and Familial Hypercholesterolemia
During Cholesterol Awareness Month, we highlight the important role of family history in heart disease prevention.
Learn about familial hypercholesterolemia, a common genetic disease associated with preventable heart disease due to high cholesterol.
Collect your family health history using My Family Health Portrait.
The latest information and publications on the impact of human genomics and family history across the lifespan.
The latest information and publications of the impact of big data, machine learning, digital tools and predictive analytics on health.
The Genomics and Precision Health Update features the latest information and publications on the public health impact of human genomics and family history, pathogen genomics and advanced molecular detection, machine learning and precision health technologies. The update also features CDC publications in genomics and precision health. Articles listed in the update are selected by the Office of Genomics and Precision Public Health to provide current awareness of the public health literature. An article’s inclusion does not necessarily represent the views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention nor does it imply endorsement of the article’s methods or findings.