Keeping track of your family's health history can help ensure a healthy future
Saturday, August 03, 2013 | Julie Dreese, Special to PennLive
You can learn a lot from your elders. Including whether you might be at risk for some chronic diseases, such as heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity and certain cancers. People who have a biological family member with a chronic disease might be at a significantly higher risk for developing the same condition.