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Women, Your Urine Isn’t Sterile After All

The bladder in a healthy woman contains bacteria similar to what’s found in the vagina, say researchers. Findings of a small small study dispel the common belief that healthy urine is sterile.

By Diane Domina

Advice for Men With Overactive Bladder

For men who have overactive bladder, the goal of a training program is to limit urination to once every two to four hours during the day.

By HealthAfter50

Are You at Risk for Kidney Disease?

A new blood test may help predict your risk of developing kidney disease so you can take early steps to prevent kidney damage.

By HealthAfter50

3 Ways to Avoid Kidney Stones

Kidney stones affect about 1 in 11 Americans, and older white men are at the highest risk. Find out what you can do to prevent them.

By HealthAfter50