family history

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Noun1.family history - part of a patient's medical history in which questions are asked in an attempt to find out whether the patient has hereditary tendencies toward particular diseasesfamily history - part of a patient's medical history in which questions are asked in an attempt to find out whether the patient has hereditary tendencies toward particular diseases
case history - detailed record of the background of a person or group under study or treatment
anamnesis, medical history, medical record - the case history of a medical patient as recalled by the patient
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It was she who ran to the shed door to take the dish to the "meat man" or "fish man;" she who knew the family histories of the itinerant fruit venders and tin peddlers; she who was asked to take supper or pass the night with children in neighboring villages--children of whose parents her aunts had never so much as heard.
But, you see, I haven't been here many years, so I don't know all the family histories."
An estimated 20% of women with family histories of breast and ovarian cancer might have cancer-causing mutations in BRCA genes (2).
HUDDERSFIELD and District Family History Society now has around 900 members worldwide and has plans to help more people who are researching their family histories.
With specialty training, a human can learn to interpret moderately complicated family histories with a high degree of scientific accuracy.
Family histories can lead to increased counseling and interventions for various conditions and can allow your pediatrician to address health problems of the whole family unit, which may be more effective.
The primary outcomes measured included percentage of individuals with clinically significant family histories and rate of change over two periods: from birth until CGN enrollment and from enrollment to last follow-up.
One of the best sources of genealogical information for future generations are the recorded family histories provided by our elders before they pass into history.
It might also be useful if future editions looked at publishing family histories on CD and DVD as well as on the internet, as these are now becoming widely accepted publishing formats embraced by the genealogical community.
"Preserve Your Family History" is meant to be a 'consumable', that is, to be written in, selected pages photocopied, given to others to utilize in preparing for interviews, and shared with others in cooperative efforts to preserve family histories while those who lived and created that history are still with us.
"I believe that professionally-made family histories will soon become a regular part of many families' home entertainment collections.
However, significantly more people with family histories reported being screened for colorectal cancer, compared with people who had no such history (70% vs.

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