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Hepatitis C rises among young people

Mass. officials suspect jump tied to drug use

By Stephen Smith
Globe Staff / May 8, 2007

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Hepatitis C infections among Massachusetts adolescents and young adults rose dramatically from 2001 to 2005, new data show, prompting health officials to warn doctors statewide to screen and educate patients about the blood-borne disease. (Full article: 913 words)

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