ARLINGTON, Va. Feb. 9, 2011 www.HealthCentral.com
According to a survey by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 96% of Americans consider knowledge of their family history to be ‘very’ or ‘somewhat’ important to their health, but only about 30% actively collect this critical information.
Christopher M. Schroeder
About Inherited Health
Inherited Health is an innovative online health resource that incorporates family social networking and disease risk assessment to facilitate life-saving conversations amongst families and their doctors.
Effectively the first social network that can save your life, Inherited Health offers a secure place to collect, store and update your family health history with other family members. Our proprietary risk analysis system uses entered health information to provide each family member with a personalized view of the hereditary diseases they are more likely to develop, pass down to their children, and most importantly, it suggests ways to prevent these diseases.
By providing individuals, their families, and their doctors with the ability to access and share this critical information, Inherited Health helps everyone in the family take a proactive step in managing their health.