Baby Boomers: Test for Hepatitis C
May is Hepatitis Awareness Month, and Acting Surgeon General Dr. Boris D. Lushniak has just released a Surgeon General’s Perspective to encourage physicians to test baby boomers for Hepatitis C. Hep C is an infectious disease caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV). It affects the liver and chronic infection can lead to cirrhosis (advanced […]More
Mental Health Month: Mind Your Health!
By Christine Pajarillo, Behavioral Health Manager and Nicole S. Mitton, Grant Writer/Communications Specialist Image credit: Mental Health America Mental Health Month was officially recognized in 1949. This year, the Mental Health Month theme is “Mind Your Health.” This month and throughout the year, Whittier Street Health Center and other organizations across the country are working […]More