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  • Patients Urge your Representative to Designate November as Bladder Health Month

    As a patient or caregiver who battles complications associated with poor bladder health, you understand how increased awareness can foster open communication and reduce stigma associated with various bladder diseases and conditions. To address this, Rep. Eliot Engel (NY-16) introduced House Resolution 703 (H. Res. 703) that supports the designation of November as "National Bladder Health Month." ...

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  • Urge your Representative to Designate November as Bladder Health Month

    Bladder health is an important public health issue that deserves greater visibility and public discourse. Bladder diseases and conditions – such as urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, interstitial cystitis, urinary tract infections, urotrauma and bladder cancer –significantly reduce health status and quality of life for tens of millions of Americans who are affected. These complex health conditions result in U.S. costs that are estimated to exceed $70 billion each year. They also can contribute to decreased physical activity, depression, social isolation, falls, sexual dysfunction, loss of self-esteem, hospitalizations, nursing home admissions and even death. ...

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