Did you know that a family health history can help your doctors provide better care? Sharing your family health history with your health care providers can help them determine whether you have a higher risk for some diseases and recommend actions you can take to reduce your risk of disease.
You can easily record your family health history with the My Family Health Portrait tool. This free tool assembles all your health information and creates a family tree that you can download and share with family members or send to your health care provider.
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Sharing your family health history with your doctors can help them provide better care for you. Use the @SurgeonGeneral’s free “My Family Health Portrait” tool to easily collect and share your family’s health information. Learn more: https://phgkb.cdc.gov/FHH/