A breast cancer survivor discusses her decision to not do genetic testing for cancer – right now. Why has she decided to hold off?
“Living with UC has been one of the toughest things I’ve done in my life, but because of my diagnosis my whole family is more educated now.”
Research shows that some chronic pain may be hereditary. Learning about your family health history could offer insight on how to manage it.
Heather Huus got preventative total gastrectomy when she learned her risk of hereditary diffuse gastric cancer, an aggressive type of stomach cancer.
After my father’s suicide, I learned an enormous amount about my family—and about myself.
Are you tempted to have a tough talk with a family member about health issues? Tread carefully.
There are countless reasons to get a genetic test. Here are six of the strongest.
A holiday spent with family can be a good time for frank discussions about family health.
Learn more about your family history so that you can improve your heart health.
Unveiling that you have cancer, dementia, rheumatoid arthritis or other chronic illness can stir anxiety and shame, but also relief.