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How do I create a medical family history?

Carrie Bilicki
Oncology Nursing

In 2004, the Surgeon General declared Thanksgiving to be National Family History Day. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has created a web-based tool to help people to obtain and organize their family history information. This free tool can be found at  https://familyhistory.hhs.gov/.

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