In the wake of new statistics showing more than 2 million baby boomers in the U.S. are infected with hepatitis C, the CDC is proposing new guidelines calling for all adults of that generation to be tested for the virus.
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0 Replies |Report This| Share this:CDC: All Baby Boomers Should Get Tested for Hep CIn the wake of new statistics showing more than 2 million baby boomers in the U.S. are infected with hepatitis C, the CDC is proposing new guidelines calling for all adults of that generation to be tested for the virus.<br /><br />Do you have baby boomer family and friends? Share this information with them!<br /><br />Haylen
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