Family History: My Family Health Portrait

National Human Genome Research Institute

National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Family History

Families. My Family Health Portrait. A tool from the Surgeon General.Find out how learning your family's health history can help you discover your genetic heritage and risks, and guide you in making healthy environment and lifestyle choices. Learn about how to obtain and create a family health history.


Last Reviewed: June 25, 2013