National Family History Day

As Thanksgiving returns and families gather from near and far to dine and reminisce, be sure you set aside some time to catch up on the family health history. In this Children's Channel video podcast, Catherine Ward-Melver, MD, a clinical geneticist in the Center for Genetics and Metabolism at Akron Children's Hospital, discusses the National Family History Day initiative established by the U.S. Surgeon General to encourage Americans to become aware of and take steps to prevent genetic conditions that may exist in their families.

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