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Boston Declares Health Emergency Amid U.S. Flu Outbreak; Resources for Health Care Providers

The country is in the grip of three emerging flu or flulike epidemics. Encouraging vaccinations is one of the most effective steps in combating what looks to be a serious strain of the flu. SFMS has compiled a list of flu information and resources for health care providers.

CDC to Baby Boomers: Get Tested for Hepatitis C

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) wants all Americans born between 1945 and 1965—the baby boom generation—tested for hepatitis C. The great majority of people—75 percent—of the 3.2 million Americans living with hepatitis C are in the so-called baby boom generation.