United States government grows a family health tree, helping people trace hand-me-down genetic risks

March 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/31/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 7, p707
Academic Journal
The article reports on the online program from Steven K. Galson, Acting Surgeon General of the U.S. It states that the online program which is called My Family Health Portrait is an updated version of the https://familyhistory.hhs.gov software program in January 2009. Moreover, this online program is rooted in the time-honoured habit of keeping up with relatives, a habit that appears to be fading.


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