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The Savvy Patient - Take Time to Make a Record of Family Health History

In this week’s installment of The San Diego Union-Tribune’s “Savvy Patient” column, Scripps Health provides insights into the issue of knowing family health history.

Most Americans understand that family history plays a big role in determining their health. A recent survey found that 96 percent realize that knowing their family history is important – yet only one in three Americans has ever bothered to gather and record this information.

Read the full article for more: Take Time to Make a Record of Family Health History.

Media Contact: Rachel Lichterman

Phone: 858-678-7348

E-mail: lichterman.rachel@scrippshealth.org