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What if I can’t find out my family health history?



Not everyone has access or knowledge to detail every member of their family's health history, so there may be blank areas. Seeking out legal records through state and government offices requires effort, but may provide additional details. Genealogy resources may also provide some leads for consideration in your searching for hard to find information. If you are adopted, the challenge may also include accessing family medical information from birth parents. The National Adoption Clearinghouse at is a resource that may be utilized to learn more about this process. It offers information about searching for birth parents that may be helpful at

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