Beck: Know your family health history when visiting doctor - LubbockOnline.com

When you visit a health care professional, you may wonder why they may ask so many questions. In particular, why is it important to know about the health of your relatives when you are there to talk about your own medical concerns?

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NANCY BECK, M.D., is a physician at Texas Tech Physicians — Pediatrics and an assistant professor at the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center School of Medicine.

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