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Will National Family History Day help me compile my anamnesis?

Since 2004, each Thanksgiving has also been labeled as National Family History Day. On this day, individuals are encouraged to sit down with their families and discuss family health history. Honoring National Family History day can help you compile and keep up with your anamnesis. Each Thanksgiving, add to your medical history by asking your family about new conditions that have developed or been diagnosed in the previous year.

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