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Past Imperfect: How Tracing Your Family Medical History Can Save Your Life Paperback – February 1, 1999

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Family medical history may play a major role in determining genetic predisposition to a particular illness. A freelance writer specializing in health issues, Daus became interested in this topic when she noticed patterns of heart disease and cancer within her own family. Here she offers a step-by-step genealogical guide to tracing the family health tree. Included are numerous resources for fact finding and professional assistance. She also provides a glossary of terms and explanations of common genetic diseases. D.L. Nelson-Anderson and C.V. Waters's Genetic Connections: A Guide to Documenting Your Individual and Family Health History (LJ 7/95) covers similar ground. Suitable for all public libraries.ALeila Fernandez, Steacie Science Lib., York Univ., Toronto
Copyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc.


"Past Imperfect helps you short-circuit some of the deadly tricks your genes can play on you. Why wait until it's too late?" -- Mark Cromer, author of Health Care Handbook

"medical resources and professional guidance in genetic matters—offering important and relevant assistance to the researcher" -- National Genealogical Society Quarterly

This is a basic look at a complex subject that should concern everyone, not just genealogists. -- Ancestry

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