A Guide to Genetics and Health
Publisher: Genetic Alliance 2006
Number of pages: 24
Genetics helps to explain: What makes you unique, or one of a kind; Why family members look alike; Why some diseases like diabetes or cancer run in families; How learning your family health history can help you stay healthy; Why you should bring your family health history to your healthcare provider.
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