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CDC: “Family Health History During Pregnancy,” “Family Health History: The Basics,” “Genetics Basics,” “Family Health History and Your Child.”
Georgia Department of Public Health: “Death Records.”
National Institutes of Health: “Understanding Genetics: A New York, Mid-Atlantic Guide for Patients and Health Professionals.”
NIHSeniorHealth: “Creating a Family Health History.”
NIH Genetics Home Reference: “What is a gene mutation and how do mutations occur,” “How is genetic testing done?” “Why are some genetic conditions more common in particular ethnic groups?” “Why is it important to know my family medical history?” “Huntington disease.”
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: “My Family Health Portrait.”
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