The Surgeon General's My Family Health Portrait tool does NOT allow the
government or other entities to access your information. The tool provides the software for organizing your
information, but your information is not transmitted back to government or other servers and can only be
downloaded by you. Your information is never available to anyone else, unless you choose to share it. The
Surgeon General's tool does not provide medical advice. For questions related to family health history and
health, talk to your doctor.