Family Health History

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How to Learn Your Family's Health History

Get tips for talking to your parents and grandparents about important health issues that occurred across the generations.

By Marianna Paulson, B.Ed., B.P.E.-O.R.

Uncovering My Family History of RA

After I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis, I wanted to get to the bottom of my mother's long history of chronic pain.

By Emil DeAndreis

Does Chronic Pain Run In Your Family?

Research shows that some chronic pain may be hereditary. Learning about your family health history could offer insight on how to manage it.

By Celeste Cooper, RN

Arthritis: What Role Does Heredity Play?

Find out which types of arthritis are most likely to be passed down through your family, and how lifestyle changes may help you prevent them.

By Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN