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Hepatitis C screening recommended for baby boomers as they face higher viral infection risk

Hepatitis C screening is recommended for baby boomers as they face higher viral infection risk. Those who were born between 1945 and 1965 – baby boomers – have a five times greater risk of having been exposed to hepatitis C … The post Hepatitis C screening recommended for baby boomers as they face higher viral infection risk appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.
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