Hepatitis C can infect people of all ages. Early diagnosis and treatment of Hepatitis C can help prevent life-threatening liver damage, cirrhosis, and liver cancer. Most people don't know they are infected and can live decades without symptoms.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that anyone born between 1945 and 1965 should get tested for Hepatitis C. People from the "Baby Boomer" generation are five times more likely to be infected with Hepatitis C, a leading cause of liver cancer and other liver disease. more
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