May is National Hepatitis Awareness Month. This 30 second PSA discusses hepatitis and encourages listners to talk to their health care professional about getting tested. Created: 5/11/2011 by National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention.
Date Released: 5/11/2011. Series Name: CDC Radio.
Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver and also refers to a group of viral infections that affect the liver. Hepatitis is a leading cause of liver cancer and the most common reason for liver transplantation. Over four million Americans are living with chronic hepatitis and many don’t know they’re infected. Talk to your health care provider and find out if you should be tested. For more information, visit www.cdc.gov/hepatitis.