Hepatitis C Now Kills More Americans Than HIV

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Hepatitis C Now Kills More Americans Than HIV
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Tue, 02-21-2012 - 1:19pm

According to Health Day News:

"More Americans now die of hepatitis C than from HIV, the AIDS-causing virus, according to 1999-2007 data reviewed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). And most of those dying are middle-aged." READ MORE

Based on this recent news, should screening for hepatatis C be part of routine medical check-ups?

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Tue, 02-21-2012 - 4:26pm
cmkarla wrote:
Based on this recent news, should screening for hepatatis C be part of routine medical check-ups?

I would support that. :smileyhappy: