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Holidays may be the right time for family health chats: Joan Lunden shares key tips

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Knowing one’s family history is ‘critical’ to understanding health risks

Knowing your health risks often starts with knowing your family’s health history.

Yet surveying loved ones about their private health backgrounds or battles can be awkward.

Longtime television personality and health advocate Joan Lunden spoke to Fox News Digital about why the holidays may be the best time of year to spark this kind of conversation — and how to do so with grace.

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breast cancer survivor, Lunden described herself as a “huge advocate” for knowing one’s family health history.

“It’s critical to understanding your health risks,” she said.

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