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urinary tract infection

Patient Story

‘The big step’

As a 3-year-old, Violet spent months fighting bladder and kidney infections. After a complex ureteral repair, she’s back to her “sweet, healthy” self.

Beware the ball pit

Scientists took a few samples from these colorful play areas and tested them in a lab. The conclusion: Well, read on.

For elderly, UTI poses serious risk

Immediate treatment with antibiotics is critical for older adults, as untreated cases can lead to bloodstream infection and death.

Study: Cranberry juice won’t prevent urinary tract infections

Data behind recommendation has always been mixed, doctors say.

Irresistible change

They’ve long been a first-line treatment for a host of maladies—but what does the future hold for antibiotics?

Patient Story

Fighting a fistula

Dan Smith isn't shy about sharing his deep-rooted belief about colonoscopies—you need them. Regularly.

Rethinking the female catheter

Nurse shares her innovative idea and excitement about new product that's all about dignity and reducing infections.

Antibiotic resistance common in kids’ urinary tract infections

Researchers say threat is worrisome because children are at high risk of kidney complications.

Unlock the mysteries of Alzheimer’s disease

Tap into the key things caregivers must know.

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