Sexually Active Young Women Are Literally Peeing Their Pants

It's been widely believed that having a baby can cause problems of lifelong urinary incontinence for women. But it turns out that it's just as common in young women who have never been pregnant, according to a study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. Of the 1,002 women surveyed—ages 16 to 30 who had… » 7/18/12 10:50am 7/18/12 10:50am

Estrogen Will Make You Pee Yourself

A new study finds that postmenopausal women who take estrogen are much more likely to pee their pants than women who have never taken the hormone. » 10/28/11 3:35pm 10/28/11 3:35pm

Worth It: Pads For Pee Pee Pants

Much unlike many a magazine editor who recommends you buy all sorts of crap that they most likely got for free, your Jezebel staff doesn't get jack shit (other than books, unsolicited). And that's how it should be. But on our own time, in our personal lives, we still buy stuff. Thus we're introducing Worth It, a daily… » 8/24/11 11:50am 8/24/11 11:50am

The Girly Side Of Incontinence

Last year, Poise tried to convince women that occasionally unleashing a little "spritz" doesn't make them decrepit with an amusing commercial in which Whoopi Goldberg portrays famous female incontinence sufferers throughout history. Now the manufacturer Kimberly-Clark is trying a new approach: Making peeing yourself… » 8/18/11 1:15pm 8/18/11 1:15pm

So Those Whoopi Goldberg Pants-Peeing Commercials...

Whoopi Goldberg's recent commercials for Poise Pads, in which she impersonates famous women in history who pee a little in their pants all day, are just the first trickle in a flood of new incontinence products. (Ssssssssssss.) » 3/08/10 5:20pm 3/08/10 5:20pm

Coffee, Tea & Pee: Female Incontinence Can Be A Laughing Matter

Who among us has not » 9/17/08 9:30am 9/17/08 9:30am laughed so hard she peed her pants a little? Well a new study published in the current edition of the shows that almost 25% of women will experience after the age of 20, with the levels of incontinence rising with age. According to , "childbirth, which can weaken pelvic floor muscles, is the…

Swimmers Swoon Simultaneously; Brady Bunches Are Bad For Offspring

PR firm survey finds that people trust average-looking, well-mannered men the most. • Dorky shoes grow with kids' feet. • Three synchronized swimmers faint simultaneously while in pool practicing. • Testosterone for women will not increase sex drive. • Stereotypes can lead to success! Or, uh, failure. • Everyone can… » 4/22/08 5:40pm 4/22/08 5:40pm