CMMC hosts Living with Viral Hepatitis

LEWISTON — “Living with Viral Hepatitis” is the subject of a special program set for Saturday, March 23, at Central Maine Medical Center.

Lindsay Ventura, community outreach and education manager for the New England division of the American Liver Foundation, will discuss the liver and its functions as well as provide a clear comparison of hepatitis A, B and C. The discussion will be geared for those who either have the hepatitis C virus or are at risk for contracting the virus. The program will cover information regarding risks, treatment options and living with hepatitis C.

Ventura holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and education from Northeastern University in Boston. She previously worked as a research assistant in the Division of Preventive Medicine at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital.


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