Thursday, December 12, 2013

Listen To: Hepatitis-C: Millions at Risk

Listen To: Hepatitis-C: Millions at Risk

Posted Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Hepatitis C is a nasty disease that can lie dormant for years before attacking the liver. It's an emerging public health crisis: Five times more people have it than have HIV. It's such a crisis that the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends every American born between 1945 and 1965 be tested. That's every baby boomer. Join Mike McIntyre for discussion about Hepatitis C, the push for testing and promising new treatments, Wednesday morning at 9:00 on The Sound of Ideas.

Listen below, or watch video

Pierre M. Gholam, MD, UH Case Medical Center, Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Disease
Melissa Osborn, MD, infectious disease specialist, MetroHealth System
Mary DiOrio, MD, Ohio State Epidemiologist

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