HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
New family health history projects focus on Alaska Native, Appalachian communities

reness about the importance of family history. Utah is in a unique position to tie their efforts with their population's strong interest in genealogy. This year, the state health department is sponsoring a "Tell Us Your Story" contest that encourages families to order Utah's family history materials, learn about their family histories over holidays and submit their stories for a prize. Minnesota has developed a number of facts sheets about chronic diseases in which family history plays a major role. These fact sheets will be used this month in family history campaigns in hospitals across Minnesota and at the state health department.

Additionally, Minnesota and Michigan have begun to incorporate family history risk assessment into their WISEWOMAN programs. WISEWOMAN is a federally funded initiative to identify underserved women at risk of cardiovascular disease, counsel them about diet and exercise, and refer them for further risk factor screening and follow-up care. All of the four states are promoting "My Family Health Portrait" as an easy to use tool for organizing family health history information.


'"/>

Contact: Geoff Spencer
spencerg@mail.nih.gov
301-402-0911
NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute
15-Nov-2006


Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. Extended family ties influenced evacuation decisions during Hurricane Katrina
2. Chronic family turmoil and other problems cause physical changes
3. Computer predicts wishes of incapacitated patients better than family or loved ones
4. Peer and family support tops needs of young adult cancer survivors
5. Study calls for 39 percent more family physicians
6. Work-family conflict common among registered nurses, study shows
7. Most doctors not adequately trained in family planning options
8. Research documents childrens exposure to pesticides, suggests need for family education
9. New lifestyles, new data planners need a modern definition of the family
10. Few gay man regret disclosing HIV status to friends, family
11. Individuals with a family history of alcoholism: Will they too become alcoholics?

Post Your Comments:
(Date:8/20/2014)... 20, 2014 Hope For The Warriors® ... Celebration to be hosted in Washington, DC on Thursday, ... This signature event honors the courage of our wounded ... fallen. Proceeds from the Got Heart, Give Hope® Celebration ... dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... WA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 “Have you ... an auto accident and personal injury lawyer serving the greater ... that incident? If so, then keep reading . , ... that individuals injured in an auto accident can use to ... Jones explains that a personal injury insurance claim will allow ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... The “Human Insulin Market by ... Premixed), Modern Human Insulin (Rapid Acting, Long Acting, ... Tresiba, Others) - Forecast to 2019” provides a ... current market trends,and strategies impacting the global human ... of the revenue and share analysis. , Browse ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Burlingame, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 ... publishers to speech-enable their websites and create a new ... users to consume content by listening to a narration ... in multiple reader genders and languages. Users can ... work, check social networks, while consuming content. ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... New York (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Over ... the Global Bureau of Disease, low back pain is the ... the most common reasons for missed work. Americans spend at ... this pain. , Most cases of back pain are not ... mechanical (non-organic) origin. , For example, Pete, a busy accountant, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Hope For The Warriors Announces Got Heart, Give Hope Celebration in Washington, DC 2Health News:Five Questions to Determine Who Qualifies for a Personal Injury Claim Recently Released by The Jones Firm in Recent Article 2Health News:Human Insulin Market by Product Types and Brand Worth $42 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Human Insulin Market by Product Types and Brand Worth $42 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Human Insulin Market by Product Types and Brand Worth $42 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:Mixberry Media, First To Offer Article Voice Narration with Integrated Audio Advertising 2Health News:Physical Therapists Learn to Relieve Low Back Pain 2
(Date:8/19/2014)... British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif. ... (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar" "the company") announced today a protocol ... trial had been filed with the U.S. Food and Drug ... 50mg/m 2 has been opened at three clinical trial ... company also confirmed that gross proceeds of US$2.9 million have ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... 2014 ,Weight Loss- Market Analysis, ... report provides comprehensive insights about phase III pipeline drugs ... of the report is to establish the understanding for ... across the different countries and regions. While the leading ... also provides details on the drug master filings across ...
(Date:8/18/2014)... Israel , Aug. 19, 2014 Immune ... Stockholm : "IMNP"), a biotechnology company, today announced ... its common stock on the NASDAQ Capital Market has been ... NASDAQ OMX Group. IMMUNE,s common stock is expected to begin ... trading on August 21, 2014 under the symbol IMNP. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:DelMar Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on Glioblastoma Clinical Trial and Results of Warrant Tender Offer 2DelMar Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on Glioblastoma Clinical Trial and Results of Warrant Tender Offer 3DelMar Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on Glioblastoma Clinical Trial and Results of Warrant Tender Offer 4DelMar Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on Glioblastoma Clinical Trial and Results of Warrant Tender Offer 5DelMar Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on Glioblastoma Clinical Trial and Results of Warrant Tender Offer 6DelMar Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on Glioblastoma Clinical Trial and Results of Warrant Tender Offer 7Weight Loss Market Analysis, Global API Manufacturers and Phase III Pipeline Assessment, 2014 2Weight Loss Market Analysis, Global API Manufacturers and Phase III Pipeline Assessment, 2014 3Weight Loss Market Analysis, Global API Manufacturers and Phase III Pipeline Assessment, 2014 4Immune Pharmaceuticals Announces Approval for Listing on the NASDAQ Capital Market 2Immune Pharmaceuticals Announces Approval for Listing on the NASDAQ Capital Market 3Immune Pharmaceuticals Announces Approval for Listing on the NASDAQ Capital Market 4
Cached News: