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Hep C: What you need to know

Hep C is a life-threatening form of liver disease. It can lead to scarring of the liver (cirrhosis), liver cancer, or even liver failure. But if caught in time, Hep C is curable.

Why baby boomers should be tested

More than 75% of adults infected with Hep C are baby boomers. The CDC calls Hep C “an unrecognized health crisis in the United States,” and says that one-time testing could prevent more than 120,000 deaths. 

Who else is at risk for Hep C?

Although baby boomers are 5x more likely to have Hep C, they’re not the only ones at risk. Take this quiz to assess your risk and learn what to talk about with your doctor.

Building hepatitis awareness

Viral hepatitis is often called the “silent epidemic.” That’s why the World Health Organization created World Hepatitis Day—a day for people to teach and learn about hepatitis.