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Paperless Medical Histories

Knowing the answers is becoming more important as researchers discover genetic ties to an increasing number of conditions and ailments.

The U.S. Surgeon General's office is promoting a new online program for creating an electronic medical history. Martha Bebinger visits the largest pilot site in the country. It is at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

This program aired on June 12, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.

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Martha Bebinger covers health care and other general assignments for WBUR.

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