Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are some of the most common infections (1). Although anyone can get a UTI, women are more susceptible because they have shorter urethras, which makes it easier for bacteria to ascend into the bladder. At least 60% of women experience a lower urinary tract infection (involving the urethra and bladder) during…
Learn the facts of this very serious infection and why it is critical for every pregnant woman to be tested for group B strep.
Newborns are particularly susceptible to infections and meningitis due to their fragile immune systems. A timely diagnosis and proper treatment is critical in order to avoid devastating injuries.