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Some health professionals are recommending that all teens and adults who are high risk for hepatitis B get screened for the infection. A simple blood test can detect if a person is one of the 2 billion people worldwide infected with hepatitis B.
A new report from the Canadian Cancer Society says that liver cancer is one of the fastest growing cancers in Canada. However, the report also said that lifestyle changes can save lives. It is also a treatable cancer if detected early enough.
After 48 hours of withholding critical information, Dr. Isra Levy, Ottawa's chief medical officer of health, released details of the clinic that put thousands of patients at risk of contracting HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.