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family

Traditionally, people who are related by blood or marriage. The term can mean many different things depending on the circumstances. Most statutes have a section devoted to “definitions” that will tell you the intended definition of words used in the law. For example, the concept of what constitutes a family may be important in zoning cases for single-family housing or apartment restrictions against non-family members living in the apartment with the tenant.

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Older women who are in good health and have a first-degree family history may consider a screening mammogram even as they age beyond the screening recommendations for average risk women.
Exhibitors include Chris Makepeace Historical Maps, Friends of Tolson and Ravensknowle Museum, Calderdale Family History Society, Family and Community Historical Research Society, Kirklees Local Studies Library, Huddersfield Local History Society, Holme Valley Civic Society - Local History Group, Huddersfield and District Archaeological Society, Alzheimer's Research Support Group (Huddersfield), West Yorkshire Archive Service (Kirklees), Honley Civic Society and Colne Valley Museum.
Family history in public health practice: a genomic tool for disease prevention and health promotion.
The increase in breast cancer risk associated with having a positive family history of prostate cancer is modest; however women with a family history of both breast and prostate cancer among first-degree relatives have an almost 2-fold increase in risk of breast cancer" said Dr.
For the study of the relationship between family history of cancer coping style and psychological distress the researchers abroad mainly focus on the healthy women with a family history of breast can- cer.
Evidence suggests that having knowledge of a family history of a specific condition is associated with improved uptake of a range of disease-preventative activities, such as cancer screening and reduced sun exposure.
The Society was founded in 1980 to encourage the study of genealogy and family history in north-east Wales and to provide a forum for people who are interested in these subjects to meet, and to help each other.
Obstades to widespread utilization of family history among primary care physicians have included the time required to gather the data; storage and retrieval of the data; and uncertainty about how to interpret it, especially in the era of evidence-based medicine.
The trial, comprising 188 patients, showed that serum oxLDL-GP levels can be associated with a family history of cardiovascular disease without any other clinical symptoms.
A One Day Family History Conference will be held at Coventry Chapel, Riverside Close, Whitley, from 10am-5pm.
The Northumberland and Durham Family History Society is urging people to come and visit its library and research centre.
Knowsley Library Service has extended their popular family history helpdesk dropin sessions to Prescot Library.

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