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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Hepatitis B study reveals lack of knowledge

Several focus groups in Merced that were organized over the last year concluded that there's a lack of knowledge about hepatitis B in the Hmong community -- a highly susceptible group.

Project prevention -- an organization of young professionals, UC Merced students and a researcher -- received a one-year $27,500 grant last fall to help combat hepatitis B.

The disease is prevalent in members of the Hmong community, including those living in Merced.

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Read more here: http://www.mercedsunstar.com/2012/10/16/2596459/hepatitis-b-study-reveals-lack.html#storylink=cpy

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