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Thursday, January 5, 2012
Protecting yourself from Hepatitis B
Her skin looked yellow. Doctors told her that was a clear sign of Hepatitis B, a serious liver infection. It happened while she was getting a pedicure.
A clinical professor at UC San Diego Dr. Robert Gish said of salons, "A lot of these places use sharp instruments, and they could be re-using those."