Using Mobile Technology to Increase Screening for Hepatitis B and C among Asian Americans

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Americans of Asian ancestry are at increased risk of hepatitis B and, in some cases, hepatitis C. These diseases can cause liver problems and cancer. But many Asian Americans have not been screened for these illnesses. PCORI-funded researchers are testing whether an interactive app overcomes language and cultural barriers to encourage more people to get screened.

http://www.pcori.org/research-in-action/using-mobile-technology-increase-screening-hepatitis-b-and-c-among-asian

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