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.
It sounds like reasonable advice: The government is urging all baby boomers to get tested for the hepatitis C virus, which people often don't realize they have and which can damage or destroy the liver.
Hepatitis C is one of the more dastardly boogiemen in the club of chronic illnesses. In short, it is a blood-borne virus that can cause a variety of complications, such as liver damage. The Centers for Disease control report that around 3.2 million Americans are infected and is most prevalent in…
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