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Boomers make up the majority of hepatitis C infections in the United States — though many don’t know they’re harboring it. That’s why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is officially recommending all boomers get screened for the liver-destroying virus.
Do men and women over 75 still need to get colonoscopies? Does an 80-year-old woman really need a mammogram? What about a man who’s over 75 — is PSA testing for prostate disease really necessary? The answer is a resounding “no,” say a growing number of doctors and researchers.