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2008-09-03 18:00:00

By DR. MARA HOLTON After toilet training, individuals hold urine and empty their bladders at will. However, many adults experience incontinence, the involuntary leakage of urine. Symptoms vary from minimal leakage requiring almost no behavior modification to continuous and significant leakage that can be physically and socially crippling. Some patients experience incontinence with sudden "urges" for the need to void; some with abdominal strain. In other people, this leakage occurs...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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