When it comes to our physical appearance, there is a lot that we all inherit from our parents and family members. You may have an aquiline nose like your father or curly, black hair like your mother. But while these inherited traits are all visible, there are many other things you may share with your relatives which are both hidden and tricky to spot. For instance, there is often no immediate way of learning that your great-grandparent has passed on an increased risk of arthritis, high blood pressure, or colon cancer. Therefore, it is extremely important to be aware of

The importance of knowing your family medical history as seen on The Hippocratic Post.