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Five “Bladder Friendly” Recipes to Enjoy this Holiday Season

By: Urology Care Foundation | Posted on: 13 Dec 2017

Take advantage of the extra time you spend inside this winter and make some tasty meals that won’t bother a sensitive bladder. We've got some great ideas for festive and tasty treats this holiday season. …more

Crucial Facts on Bladder Cancer: Supplements and Lifestyle

By: Mark A. Moyad, MD, MPH | Posted on: 22 Nov 2017

This year it’s predicted there will be nearly 80,000 new cases of Bladder Cancer diagnosed in America. With November being Bladder Health Awareness Month, it’s a great time to brush up on some facts about this condition.…more

Six Healthy Tips for Bladder Health Month

By: Urology Care Foundation | Posted on: 08 Nov 2017

There are simple steps you can take to help keep your bladder healthy. November is Bladder Health Month and this is the perfect time to get the facts about these issues. Here are six simple tips that could help you improve or maintain your bladder’s health. …more

Six Peyronie’s Disease Signs That You Shouldn’t Ignore

By: Urology Care Foundation | Posted on: 25 Oct 2017

The sooner that someone with Peyronie’s disease sees a doctor, the better the chances for good outcomes. Here are six potential signs of Peyronie’s disease that you should speak up about.…more

“Urology Friendly” Fall Recipes You Need to Know About

By: Urology Care Foundation | Posted on: 11 Oct 2017

You don't have to be a master chef to make some of the tastiest and healthiest fall treats. There are plenty of simple "urology friendly" recipes with a fall theme to take advantage of this season!…more

Take Advantage of these Crucial Interstitial Cystitis Resources

By: Urology Care Foundation | Posted on: 27 Sep 2017

September is Interstitial Cystitis (IC) Awareness Month. IC is a chronic bladder health issue. If you or someone you know has IC, they may want to read the following resources as part of the Foundation's IC patient education materials.…more

What to Know as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Hits Full Stride

By: Urology Care Foundation | Posted on: 13 Sep 2017

As part of Foundation activities during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, four new episodes of the Urology Care Podcast will be released in September. The first podcast episode released earlier this month is an interview with prostate cancer expert and surgeon Dr. Scott Eggener.…more

Crucial Advice to Help Reduce the Risk and Growth of BPH

By: Mark A. Moyad, MD, MPH | Posted on: 23 Aug 2017

What kind of cruel joke is nature playing on us men? As we age, everything with our bodies seems to get smaller (or shorter) except for our stomachs and prostate gland! I believe the most successful BPH supplements work by lowering cholesterol, which improves your heart health. …more

Pro Football Legend Shares His Prostate Cancer Story at Hall of Fame

By: Urology Care Foundation | Posted on: 09 Aug 2017

Prostate cancer survivor and Know Your Stats spokesman, Mike Haynes, traveled back to the site of his 1997 Hall of Fame induction to share his prostate cancer journey with fans, friends and National Football League (NFL) alumni.…more

Avoid a UTI as the Summer Heats Up

By: Urology Care Foundation | Posted on: 26 Jul 2017

The summer months of June, July and August can increase your risk for getting a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI). Men, women and children can get UTIs, but women are four times more likely than men to get one. Most UTIs are not dangerous and can be treated with medicine.…more

Tips for Dealing with OAB on Summer Trips

By: Urology Care Foundation | Posted on: 12 Jul 2017

The summer is a great time of year to travel, but you may not have direct access to a bathroom when you are on the road or in a town you are not familiar with. If you have Overactive Bladder (OAB), the thought of looking for a bathroom in a new town might make you nervous. But with a little planning before you leave, you can feel more at ease while away from home. …more

Get the Facts on Diabetes and Urology Health during Men’s Health Month

By: Casey Callanan | Posted on: 21 Jun 2017

I recently sat down with Dr. Bruce Redmon for a new episode of the Urology Care Podcast on diabetes. While diabetes affects both men and women, it felt right to engage in a long-form talk on how to prevent diabetes during National Men's Health Month. …more

Introducing the Urology Care Podcast

By: Urology Care Foundation | Posted on: 14 Jun 2017

The Urology Care Foundation has teamed up with some of the top health care experts in the world, urology patients from all walks of life and other exciting personalities to keep people in-touch with crucial facts on urology and healthy living.…more

May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

By: Urology Care Foundation | Posted on: 24 May 2017

As the weather starts to warm up and we approach summer, it's a time to raise extra awareness and promote facts about Bladder Cancer.…more

Joe Conaway's Bladder Cancer Journey

By: Julie Owings | Posted on: 10 May 2017

Joe is happy to be back playing his weekly round of golf again. A year ago, he wasn't sure if that would be possible. He was diagnosed with Stage 3 bladder cancer which had already spread into the nearby muscles. …more

Try These “Fertility-Friendly” Recipes This Spring

By: Urology Care Foundation | Posted on: 26 Apr 2017

Signs of life are budding all around us as we enter the heart of springtime. The season of spring represents fertility, renewal, rebirth, and the shedding of old patterns to make way for the new. Here are three easy-to-make, fertility-boosting recipes that include lots of fresh vegetables.…more

Know These 4 Common Signs of Testicular Cancer

By: Urology Care Foundation | Posted on: 12 Apr 2017

Every April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month. It's a time of year to raise extra awareness and promote facts about this common cancer in young men around the world. Education and early detection is a key factor to surviving testicular cancer. …more

How Vasectomy Compares to Other Forms of Birth Control

By: Dr. Parviz Kavoussi | Posted on: 22 Mar 2017

There are many reasons for why a man may choose a vasectomy for birth control. Factors, such as cost, effectiveness, benefits and possible side effects may all play a role. …more

March is National Kidney Month

By: Urology Care Foundation | Posted on: 08 Mar 2017

March is National Kidney Month. It's a time to raise awareness about kidney health. It's also a time to share facts about ways to keep your kidneys happy and healthy. 1 in 3 Americans is at risk for kidney disease. …more

Free Infographics Available to Help Spread Urology Health Facts

By: Urology Care Foundation | Posted on: 22 Feb 2017

One of the ways we spread facts about urology health is through infographics. Infographics show information and data in a quick, clear and visual way. They often improve someone's understanding of a topic by using graphics to show patterns, trends and other facts. …more

Team Know Your Stats Visits Super Bowl LI to Raise Awareness

By: Urology Care Foundation | Posted on: 08 Feb 2017

The Know Your Stats about Prostate Cancer team visited Super Bowl LI in Houston to raise prostate cancer awareness with fans around the world. Spokesman Mike Haynes and Dr. Edward Schaeffer met with media outlets covering the game to spread facts on this disease. …more

New Videos to Help Spread Facts on Urology Health Issues

By: Urology Care Foundation | Posted on: 25 Jan 2017

The Urology Care Foundation plays a major role in getting the word out about urologic issues. Talking to your doctor (as soon as you can) is often crucial when it comes to dealing with urology health issues. Lately, the group of videos to go with this education has grown. …more

Top 5 Urology Care Foundation Tweets of 2016

By: Urology Care Foundation | Posted on: 04 Jan 2017

2016 was an exciting year for the Urology Care Foundation! Reaching people through Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram was a great way to help share stories of urology, health and education. Here are our 5 most popular Tweets from 2016: …more