Actor Pamela Anderson has taken up the task of raising awareness about hepatitis among people. Anderson, who was diagnosed with a strain of the liver disorder back in 2001, after contracting it through a shared tattoo needle, urges people to get tested, saying there is nothing to feel embarrassed, contactmusic. com reports."I’ve had liver biopsies. I get checked every single year, my doctor told me just keep doing what you’re doing. People get embarrassed as you get it from blood-to-blood contact, but it’s not just junkies who have it," she added.