sci162r4_Appendix_H[1] - Axia College Material Appendix H...

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Axia College Material Appendix H Family Medical Tree To create a medical family tree, copy and paste the following address into a web browser: https://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 very important to know your families medical history because some disease and traits are passed down genetically, and if it happens to be passed to you by any chance you can be prepared and do all the recommended things needed to keep you as healthy as possible. If you do not know a certain side of your family or you were adopted it is also important and beneficial to dig to find out where you came from, for you, your children, nieces, nephews or even grand children’s sake. Not knowing about diseases in your families medical history causes you to be unaware of the possibilities, and if you are
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