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Heartland Family Health History Toolkit

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Family Health History On-Line Resources

National Office of Public Health Genomics

CDC Family History: Resources and Tools
This comprehensive Family History web page, from the Center for Disease Control, National Office of Public Health Genomics, has sections on Frequently Asked Questions, Fact Sheets, The Surgeon General’s Family History Initiative, Case studies, In the News, Presentations, Resources and Disease-Specific Links, Health Professionals, Teachers, Tools and Guidelines and State Activities.

United States Department of Health and Human Services

US Dept HHS Family Health History
Visit the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Family History Home Page for information on the US Surgeon General’s Family History Initiative, the tool “My Family Health Portrait”, a list of resources, frequently asked questions, and a guide for health professionals.

Genetic Alliance
Visit the Genetic Alliance for Family Health History information and resources, including community centered Family Health History, the “Does It Run in the Family?” tool, as well as Disease InfoSearch, and a Guide to Understanding Genetics.

CDC Podcast: Family History: An Early Warning for Your Child
This 10 minute podcast, featuring Dr. Paula Yoon and Dr. Tracy Trotter discusses why a Family Health History is important for your child’s health, how it may be used by your doctor, and how to obtain a familly health history.

Find a Genetics Professional

GeneClinics
This comprehensive site lets you search for genetics clinics by geographical area.

National Society of Genetic Counselors
Resource Link allows you to search for a genetic counselor using your zip code.

Disease Specific Links

CDC Disease Specific Links
The Center for Disease Control, National Office of Public Health Genomics, lists links and resources for specific diseases and health conditions on this page.

Genetic Alliance Disease InfoSearch
This site provides an alphabetical list of specific genetic diseases, with links to support groups and public databases that have information on that disorder.