One Area Where A Test Can Catch Disease Early

When you go for a medical checkup, there are common tests that can help in catching something early.

One you may want to consider is testsing for liver disease.

We currently have an epidemic of Hepatitis A in San Diego, primarily in the homeless community.

Stephen Leihbam, Medical Director of U-S Healthworks in San Diego says it's a simple test and many people don't know they have hepatitis C.

More Americans die from hepatitis C than any other infectious disease reported to the CDC, most are baby boomers and nearly half the people who have liver infection don't know it.

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