There’s a New Drink That Can Help Prevent UTIs

Urinary tract infections—a.k.a. UTIs—are at best, uncomfortable and at worst, can feel like a demon ripping apart your insides. Even if you do everything recommended to prevent infections, such as keeping hydrated, drinking cranberry juice, going to the bathroom when nature calls and of course, wiping front to back,… » 8/20/15 9:30pm 8/20/15 9:30pm

Sorry, Cranberry Juice Isn't a Magic Cure-All for Your Lady-Bits

Researchers at the University of Stirling reviewed 24 studies on the effectiveness of cranberry juice in preventing cystitis (a.k.a. bladder infections, a.k.a. GAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHH). Their findings? Bad news for Ocean Spray. It seems that, despite decades of conventional wisdom that turned vodka-&-cranberries into… » 10/17/12 5:20pm 10/17/12 5:20pm

Worth It: A Little Solace For Your Miserable Urinary Tract

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. So this is Worth It, our daily… » 11/03/11 2:00pm 11/03/11 2:00pm

Judge Judy And The Case Of The Urinary Tract Infection

Yesterday on Judge Judy, a woman was suing a teenager and her mother for medical bills that the teen incurred while she was staying at the plaintiff's home. The teen was dating the plaintiff's son and got a nasty UTI — she says it's a chronic problem that "runs in the family" — so the plaintiff took her to the… » 4/30/08 7:00pm 4/30/08 7:00pm