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Chapter 2 Your Family Health History Who we are as individuals is a complex interaction among: 1. Genetic Inheritance 2. Lifestyle Choices 3. Environmental Factors – (ie. Family, community, ethinic group, society, the world at large. ) plays a key role in establishing what a person can be and do in his or her life. It is our blueprint, starting point. It determines potential but not outcome. Family Health Tree It is important for 2 main reasons: 1. 2.
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What you can learn from your family health tree: (4 main points) An ________ _______of disease is _____ likely to have a genetic
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Unformatted text preview: component • The appearance of a disease in _________ individuals on the same side of the family is more likely to have a genetic correlation • A family member w/ _______ cancers represents a ________ likelihood of a genetic association. • The __________ of disease in family members who have good health habits is more suggestive of a genetic cause than a family member who has a disease with poor health habits. What is the main use of a family health tree? Does your racial ethnicity play a role in your genetic differences?...
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