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In the News (Fri 19 Oct 18)

  Center for Family History and Genealogy at Brigham Young University
Center for Family History and Genealogy at Brigham Young University
The May-June 2007 issue of the Center for Family History and Genealogy's Bimonthly Newsletter is now available.
Published yearly, the BYU Family Historian is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Center for Family History and Genealogy focusing on family history and genealogical research.
familyhistory.byu.edu   (195 words)

  HHS - U.S. Surgeon General's Family History Initiative
If one generation of a family has high blood pressure, it is not unusual for the next generation to have similarly high blood pressure.
Because family health history is such a powerful screening tool, the Surgeon General has created a new computerized tool to help make it fun and easy for anyone to create a sophisticated portrait of their family's health.
When you are finished organizing your family history information, the tool will create and print out a graphical representation of your family's generations and the health disorders that may have moved from one generation to the next.
www.hhs.gov /familyhistory   (773 words)

Family gatherings, such as holidays, are a great time to catch up on family news and information.
Family health histories should be provided to all health care providers to be retained as a permanent part of a patient's medical file.
Family history is considered one of the most important risk factors for health problems such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer and certain psychiatric disorders.
www.dhss.mo.gov /FamilyHistory   (383 words)

 Family History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Family History Majors and Minors are also required to take History 200: Historian=s Craft, in their first or second semester in the program.
Family History Majors are also required to take either History 220 or 221 and it is recommended that they take History 201 and 202 as part of their GE requirements.
History 482: senior seminar in research emphasizing analytical and evidentiary skills and culminating in the preparation of a paper setting out a four generation family history (with a report on key research methodologies and sources used and a locality history).
history.byu.edu /family/index.htm   (1160 words)

 ACS :: Family History Of Prostate Cancer Increases Chance Of Early Disease
Men who have a family history of prostate cancer are more likely to develop the disease at a younger age and to die from it than men who don't have a history, according to a new study in the Journal of Urology (Vol.
It reinforced the idea that men with a family history of prostate cancer should be screened regularly and have a biopsy when their prostate specific antigen (PSA) level is above a certain point.
He agreed that there appears to be "a strong association" between family history and prostate cancer diagnosis at a younger age, and that these men should be undergo screening.
www.cancer.org /docroot/NWS/content/NWS_2_1x_Family_History_Of_Prostate_Cancer_Increases_Chance_Of_Early_Disease.asp   (879 words)

 ACS :: Family History Important for Predicting Cancer Risk
"Family history is an important risk factor for most cancers, including breast, colon, prostate, and ovarian cancers," said Heather Spencer Feigelson, PhD, MPH, a senior epidemiologist at the American Cancer Society who specializes in genetics.
"For people with a family history of cancer, it may be especially important that they don't smoke, eat a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, and maintain a healthy body weight, because we know these things contribute to many types of cancer and other chronic diseases," she explained.
A thorough family history can also flag families who may be appropriate candidates for genetic counseling and testing to look for gene mutations that might cause cancer.
www.cancer.org /docroot/NWS/content/NWS_2_1x_Family_History_Important_for_Predicting_Cancer_Risk.asp   (777 words)

 Rob's Family History
Rob’s Family History is designed to show people my research and hopefully trace relatives and communicate with like minded individuals.
The idea is that you are able to send your family photographs in to the gallery to increase the information that everyone will share.
They too are a big farming family on the Isle of Wight, similar to the HARVEY family and the BAKER family.
www.robsfamilyhistory.co.uk /index.html   (371 words)

 BBC - History - Family History
Learn the basics of starting your own research and begin to uncover your family history.
Family history expert Dr Nick Barratt offers hands-on advice to help you discover your roots.
Uncover the history of your region through your local BBC website.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/familyhistory/index.shtml   (97 words)

 Family History at Family Guide
This information can be used for the family history book or just passed around for everyone to see.
Family reunions are a great way for the generations to mix and spend time together.
Knowing your family history also can be useful for medical reasons, such as genetic disorders or hereditary conditions.
www.family.samhsa.gov /get/familyhistory.aspx   (422 words)

 How to compile your family medical history - MayoClinic.com
Your family medical history provides insight into the diseases and conditions that are common to your family.
Family gatherings are an ideal time to catch up on family news and information.
Mapping your family medical history can help you identify some health risks you may face in the years ahead and help you take measures to avoid or plan for them.
www.mayoclinic.com /health/medical-history/HQ01707   (1113 words)

 Turn family gatherings into history lessons - CNN.com
Experts are quick to point out that while those family trees that everyone creates on poster board at least once for a school project are good for tracing linear heritage, it's the stories about those ancestors that really give us a sense of who we are.
Since children as young as pre-K are introduced to the concept of family trees in school, genealogists agree that it is never too early to ignite an interest in family history.
Since teenagers who are taking American history and World history in school have a much greater sense of history, Taylor proposes that this age group make timelines of their family histories and then add in the corresponding historical events.
www.cnn.com /2006/EDUCATION/12/19/family.history/index.html   (906 words)

 Family history raises odds of stroke at young age
DALLAS, April 25 – Family history was found to be a significant risk factor for two common types of stroke, British researchers report in today’s rapid access issue of Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Researchers found that a family history of vascular disease at age 65 or younger is an independent risk factor for both large-vessel and small-vessel stroke. 
When the analysis was limited to stroke patients age 65 and younger, the significance of family history increased.
www.americanheart.org /presenter.jhtml?identifier=3011169   (314 words)

 Winmill Family History and Genealogy Home Page
The Winmill Family Home Page provides a shared resource for the family of Joseph Dee Winmill and Carol Jean Barlow as a convenient means of sharing family histories and genealogy.
Family histories and genealogy are provided in these pages focusing on their ancestors.
As family histories, genealogies and photos become available and valuable links are discovered they will be posted on these pages.
www.members.aol.com /rdwinmill   (265 words)

 Ragen Family History
This history page is organized by our grandparents: the Munks, Ragens, Levins and, as I gather material, ultimately the Oppenheim branch as well.
To jump to the history of that family branch, move your mouse over that part of the family tree and click on the name.
Here are some interesting remembrances on the Prasil family that date to the some of her earliest remembrances at the turn of the century.
www.theragens.com /history/historyhome.htm   (703 words)

 Family History
In my own family history research, I’ve been able to make connections with long lost family members through genealogy research and resources online, meeting in person family descendants from the 17th and 18th century.
While many family history and genealogy sites and blogs still have a long way to go visually and structurally, adding feeds is one of the best things you can do to help spread the word about what you have to offer.
Tracing her family history, she might have been on a wagon train, and may have been the sole survivor of a massacre, we haven’t been able to determine that.
www.cameraontheroad.com /family   (4349 words)

 Family History Centers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
This is a listing of LDS Family History Centers generated from data sent by the Family History Center address submission form.
This list of Family History Centers is not an official or unofficial production of the LDS church and the Family History Library.
To add a Family History address, fill in the form with the address of a family history center.
www.genhomepage.com /FHC/fhc.html   (211 words)

 Genomics|Family History
Family history is known to be a risk factor for many chronic diseases—including coronary heart disease, cancer, and diabetes—but it’s use in preventive medicine has been de-emphasized compared with modifiable risk factors such as smoking and diet.
Family history of specific diseases reflects the consequences of genetic susceptibilities, shared environment, and common behaviors.
Family history can be an important screening tool for identifying people at risk of disease.
www.cdc.gov /genomics/fHix.htm   (571 words)

 Family History Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
One of the easiest ways to collect great family history in story form (and the most fun to read) is to just get a tape recorder and have an elder family member talk about their lives.
If you have any valuable family photos that are diminished in quality I have service providers that can fix them up like new for a reasonable fee.
Your family will surely love you for the precious memories and family history you are able to preserve for them (and to present to them).
www.familyhistoryfun.com /services   (623 words)

 Find a Family History Center
Family History Centers are branch facilities of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Centers provide access to most of the microfilms and microfiche in the Family History Library to help patrons identify their ancestors.
Everyone is welcome to come to the centers and use Family History Center resources.
www.familysearch.org /Eng/Library/FHC/library_fhc_find.asp   (104 words)

 The Genealogy Tree
A history of the Wiles Family and my autobiography, life at Cambridge University with career in Japan and eventual car accident, and my life as it is now.
Genealogy and history of the Gillott family and connected surnames.
We are a multi-tribal family, with many interests which include, but not limited to: genealogy, history, pow-wows, NA crafts, camping and learning and teaching about our heritage.
c.webring.com /hub?ring=kfha&id=78&hub   (712 words)

 Cyndi's List - LDS & Family History Centers
History of the Mormon Trail from the LDS Church.
For Family History Teachers who wish to learn more about Family History Research through lessons, tips on teaching, and answers to questions about teaching; however, anyone interested in the subject matter is welcome.
History and biograpies of LDS (Mormon) Pioneers who joined the church in Europe and emigrated to the United States, most prior to 1914.
www.cyndislist.com /lds.htm   (3318 words)

 Family history - Genetics Home Reference
A family medical history is a record of health information about a person and his or her blood relatives.
It can give clues to medical conditions that may run in a family and can help identify individuals who are at an increased risk of developing those conditions.
The easiest way to get information about family medical history is to talk with relatives about their health.
ghr.nlm.nih.gov /spotlight=familyhistory   (135 words)

 The Genealogy Tree
This webring is a family of websites dedicated to the research of a particular Surname and the Allied Families.
This family genealogical history follows the surname Smith from Glasgow, Scotland to Youngstown, Ohio and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
A history of the Wiles Family and my autobiography, life at Cambridge University with career in Japan and eventual car accident, and my life as it is now.
t.webring.com /hub?ring=genealogytree   (800 words)

 Family History and other genealogy resources - FamilyEducation.com
Kids' interest in the family will grow as they interview family members for their video biographies.
Facts about your family are just sitting on shelves waiting for you to find them.
It's full of interesting holidays, dates in history, and month- and week-long events to acknowledge and celebrate throughout the year.
life.familyeducation.com /family-traditions/family/33572.html   (608 words)

 JACOBS Family Home Page
Welcome to the home page and family history of Michael and Anneke (Anna) Jacobs (nee van Tiggelen).
Family Tree page to determine if we have any common ancestors or interests.
My interest in family history was spurred by the publication of "Jacob's Ladder" * in 1986, a family history of my JACOB/S ancestors.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Pantheon/2594   (274 words)

 Family History in India
There are many sources for family history in India in addition to church and cemetery records.
If your ancestors served in the British Army in India, then you may be interested to read the histories of some of the regiments that served in India during colonial times.
There are also links to other regimental history websites, rolls of members of some regiments that served in India and a diary of a soldier who served in India in the Green Howards.
members.ozemail.com.au /~clday   (812 words)

 Genomics Program
The Family Health History Toolkit will help you talk about your family health history, write down what you learn, and then share it with your doctor and family members.
Family health history fact sheets on breast cancer, prostate cancer, colorectal cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and depression (from the Minnesota Department of Health)
Using Family History to Improve Your Health curriculum - This curriculum was developed by the Genetic Science Learning Center.
health.utah.gov /genomics/familyhistory/toolkit.html   (359 words)

 FFHS - Home Page
The Family Records Centre is to close by April 2008
The Federation of family History Societies (FFHS) is an educational charity which exists to represent, advise and support its membership of family history societies and other genealogical organisations world-wide.
Our principal aims are: to co-ordinate and assist the work of societies or other bodies interested in family history, genealogy and heraldry;  to foster mutual co-operation and collaborative projects to help researches; and to represent the interests of our members, and family historians generally, especially in the preservation and availability of archival documents.
www.ffhs.org.uk   (392 words)

 THE LINKOUS/LINKES FAMILY HISTORY HOMEPAGE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
That year in high school, our History class was assigned the "simple" task of putting together a pedigree chart of each students family history.
I was "embarrased" that I knew very little about my families history, as I was only able to "trace" back to my g.g.grandfather.
Linkous Family Genealogy Forum: Visit this Fourm to see what information other family members are searching for, and post questions of your own.
members.tripod.com /~KYLINKY   (1283 words)

 Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy and Family History Records
As the UK’s largest family history website, you’ll have access to millions of records as well as great tree and family history site building features.
Then add photos and stories and even invite other family members and even close friends to view and contribute.
Family and Local History a wealth of local and family information to explore
www.ancestry.co.uk   (223 words)

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