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Do I need to be screened for hepatitis C?

Ask the doctors Q. I recently saw something recommending that older Americans get screened for hepatitis C. Iím 68 years old. Should I be screened? A. Yes. Since 2012, the CDC has recommended that all adults born from 1945 to 1965 be tested for hepatitis C, a bloodborne virus that affects anywhere from 2.7 million to 3.9 million Americans ó many of whom donít know they have the condition. Hepatitis…

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