The CDC now recommends that all baby boomers have a simple blood test for Hepatitis C as part of a one time screening.  Blogged by:  Dr. Steven Pletcher

January 14, 2013

 

Nurse had no idea her symptoms were a sign of hepatitis C (click for full article)

Many baby boomers are like mental health nurse Nancy Turner, who never suspected hepatitis C when she saw her physician for persistent but nonspecific symptoms. She also cannot pinpoint how she acquired the infection, something she has in common with about one-third of hepatitis C patients.