Urinary Incontinence 101

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Nobody wants to talk about it, but it happens – involuntary peeing, also called urinary incontinence. It is estimated that at least 10% of Canadians experience urinary incontinence at some point in their lives. 

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94% of Canadian men report unhealthy behaviour

man unhealthy iStock 50340048994% of Canadian men have at least one unhealthy behavior that, if modified, could extend their life, a recent study finds1.

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The 4 W's of Shock Wave Lithotripsy

Shock wave lithotripsy is a common, non-surgical treatment that uses shock waves to break kidney stones into small fragments. We answer the “who, what, where, why and hows” of lithotripsy below.

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The link between HPV and penile cancer

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Many of us have heard that the human papillomavirus (HPV) causes cervical cancer. However, most people are unaware of the link between HPV and cancer of the penis.

Penile cancer is rare in North America, particularly in men who were circumcised as infants. However, it can be very serious, especially in later stages of the disease.

The exact cause of penile cancer is unknown. Most likely, multiple factors play a role. However, HPV is found in approximately half of all penile cancers.

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