Women’s Health Week: The Importance of Understanding Your Family Health History and Your Genes
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By: Ron Park, MD, EVP of Health and DNA This week marks National Women's Health Week, a program instituted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women's Health (OWH) to remind women about actions they can take to help prevent disease and improve their health. It's a time for women, who are typically the gatekeeper for family health, to take a moment to care for themselves in addition to all they do for their loved ones. In recognition of Women's Health Week 2020, Ancestry offers some steps women can take to help improve their health. Whether it's making certain lifestyle changes, understanding your family health history or using genetic health screens -- like those offered by AncestryHealth® -- to identify important genetic traits and risks, you can take action today to start down a path towards a healthier tomorrow.     For more information, visit here to learn how AncestryHealth can empower you with actionable insights and the resources you need to get on the path to better health.