Crossroads, Segment 3, August 9, 2015

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A look at hepatitis C in the African American community (KTRK)

A look at hepatitis C in the African American community.

Experts say the virus affects Blacks more than any other racial group and chronic liver disease - often hepatitis C related - is the leading cause of death among African Americans between the ages of 45 and 64.

Guest is Dr. Norman Sussman, a hepatologist and Associate Professor Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. He is also Medical Director of Project Echo at Baylor St. Luke's.

For more information on Project Echo, contact: Lizette Escamilla at lescamilla@stlukeshealth.org or at 1-855-259-0028. Or visit: http://www.chistlukeshealth.org/telehealth-program-project-echo
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