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Family Health History

WebMD Feature

May 15, 2000 -- If you are thinking about compiling a family health history, the Royal North Shore Hospital's Genetics Education Program in Sydney, Australia, gives details on constructing family health tree diagrams and depicts the universally understood health tree symbols to use in the diagrams.

The hospital's online guide lists these conditions of interest, among others, in compiling a family health history:

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