The Talk Health History Campaign Web site provides a comprehensive source of family health history information, along with helpful tools and resources, for patients, families and healthcare providers.
We hope that you will take a moment to explore this Web site and start talking to your doctors and relatives about your family health history today.
Have you experienced the constant need to urinate and the burning or painful feeling while doing so? Chances are, you’ve had a urinary tract infection (UTI). Experts estimate that 1 out of 2 women and 1 out of 10 men will suffer from a form of UTI at one point in their lives. What is a UTI? As the name signifies, an infection occurs when bacteria invade the urinary tract which is comprised of the urethra (transports urine out of the body), the bladder (keeps urine), the ureters (takes urine from the kidneys to the bladder) and the kidney (removes impurities from the blood to make urine). Types of UTI…