Is epilepsy inherited?

Answer On One Hand: Epilepsy May Run in FamiliesIn some cases, epilepsy (a condition causing seizures) may run in families, according to the Mayo Clinic and Medline Plus. Sometimes, genes inherited from p... Read More »

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What is the Difference Between Inherited and Non-Inherited Traits?

Traits are physical characteristics that can be displayed by animals (including human beings) and some plants. Inherited traits are passed down genetically from one generation to the next, while no... Read More »

How to Calculate the RMD of an Inherited IRA?

RMD stands for "required minimum distribution," which is the annual withdrawal people must take from traditional IRAs starting in the year they reach age 70 1/2. If you inherit an IRA, you must sta... Read More »

Is an inherited IRA taxable?

An inherited IRA is taxable to the extent it would be taxable if the original account holder were still alive. For example, a traditional IRA would be taxable. A Roth IRA would not be taxable if th... Read More »

Can asthma be inherited?

According to the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, asthma, or a tendency to develop allergies that trigger or exacerbate asthma, can be inherited. If asthma runs in your family, avoid exposu... Read More »