Your Child's Medical History

Everything you need to know about uncovering your adopted child's medical history.

Knowing your adopted child's medical history is crucial
A couple of years ago, the Surgeon General of the United States decided to rename Thanksgiving. He declared it "National Family History Day." The goal wasn't to obscure the origins of our national holiday, but to encourage families to talk to each other about their health histories. A family medical history is a window into an individual's genetic heritage. If you know that your dad had a heart attack before age 55, or that your mom had one before 65, ...

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