sci162r2_Appendix_H

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Axia College Material Appendix H Family Medical Tree To create a medical family tree, access the Web site located at www.familyhistory.hhs.gov/fhh- web/home.action . Next, click on the Create a Family History button to complete the medical family tree by entering your information into the boxes. After creating your medical family tree, answer the following questions: 1. Why is it important to know your family medical history? It is important to know your family medical history because it can help you stay healthy. Knowing what diseases or conditions run in your family can help you
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Unformatted text preview: know how much you are at risk for these diseases or conditions. Also knowing your family medical history helps your doctor out a lot. 2. Does knowing your family history make you more aware of personal risk factors? Yes. 3. How might being aware of your medical family history help you? Being aware helps you to be more aware of your risk if having or getting these diseases or conditions. Being aware helps you to know what runs in your family history and what you can avoid by eating healthy and exercise. SCI/162...
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2011 for the course IT 242 taught by Professor Clark during the Spring '11 term at Art Inst. Phoenix.

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