August 20, 2012

Baby Boomers: Sex, Drugs, and Hepatitis C

Jon Cohen, Science Insider

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On top of rock 'n' roll, drugs, sexual liberation, and shaggy hair, the baby boomers can also lay claim to the hepatitis C virus (HCV) as a defining feature of their generation. A report issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today recommends that all Americans born between 1945 and 1965 receive an HCV test.

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