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Why Baby Boomers Should be Tested for Hepatitis C
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Why Baby Boomers Should be Tested for Hepatitis C

Did you know that anyone can get hepatitis C, but baby boomers born between 1945 and 1965 are five times more likely to be infected? Of all the people in the United States who have hepatitis C, more than 75 percent were born during those years. The reason behind the high rate of infection among boomers isn't completely understood, but it's believed that most were exposed in the 1970s and 1980s, when hepatitis C rates were the highest. Read more ...

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