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Number of Factors May Contribute to Urinary Tract Infection in Women

Number of Factors May Contribute to Urinary Tract Infection in Women April 19, 2013 Dear Mayo Clinic: I am a 46-year-old woman and have never had a urinary tract infection before, but think I may have one now. Do I need to be seen by a physician for treatment? What [...]

Created by Shawn Bishop

When Cats Bite: 1 in 3 Patients Bitten in Hand Hospitalized, Infections Common

Middle-aged women were most common cat bite victims Rochester, Minn. — Feb. 5, 2014 — Dogs  aren’t the only pets who sometimes bite the hands that feed them. Cats do too, and when they strike a hand, can inject bacteria deep into joints and tissue, perfect breeding grounds for infection. [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

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