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Florida Man Accused Of Tossing Deadly Urine' At Cop

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.28.2015 | Weird News

A Florida man is behind bars after being accused of tossing a liter of "deadly urine" at a police officer. Alfonsa Loftin, of West Palm Beach, was ar...

Why You Should Pee On Your Plants

Rodale's Organic Life | Posted 09.22.2015 | HuffPost Home
Rodale's Organic Life

Depending on which gardening circles you hang with, the concept of urine in the garden may already have surfaced as a discussion topic. So what's the deal? Should you seriously pee on your peas, tinkle on your tomatoes, and take a leak on your lettuce?

Your Pee May Hold a Clue to Your Destiny

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Just like when you really have to go to the bathroom, don't hold it in! Pee is a lifesaver, so at your next physical, ask your physician to check your kidney health with a simple urine test. It holds the key to catching kidney disease, heart disease and so much more!

A Little Number 1 Can Save Your 2 Kidneys

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 06.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Urine testing dates back to Medieval times when doctors made diagnoses based on the "Urine Wheel." Physicians of old used to examine urine with their ...

What You Should Know About The Color Of Your Pee

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living

If your pee is a transparent yellow, you're probably healthy and hydrated. If not, we have a few things to talk about. A new video from AsapScience...

Eliminating Cat Urine Stains and Smells

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

If your cat has suddenly taken to wetting your carpet or another area of your home instead of, or in addition to using his litter box, the first thing...

Celebrate Kidney Month! Show Your Kidneys Some Love

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 05.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

According to a new report, more than 50 percent of Americans currently aged 30 to 49 will develop kidney disease in their lifetime. So what can you do about this alarming trend? Here are five simple things everyone can do to protect their kidneys and prevent kidney disease.

6 Wacky Health Claims That May Not Be True

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 03.28.2015 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

As a physician and a researcher, I always like to know the source of health advice. Just because something is published in a science journal or reported on the news doesn't mean it's true. You need to look at how a study is designed, as well as decide if it seems to make sense. Here's some health advice that you should think twice about.

Kidney Stones: Are They Part of a Team?

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Many of us think of kidney stone disease as affecting only one organ and requiring a single treatment, but recent studies suggest that kidney stone disease is a complex disease which affects multiple organs and systems in the body.

Why Your Pee Smells (Or Doesn't Smell) Like Asparagus

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.31.2014 | Taste

Oooh, that smell.

Headed to the Hospital? 5 Things to Know Before You Go

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Hospitals should be places of safe health care delivery and recovery from acute or chronic illness. You should also be a smart patient. Take inventory of your kidney health prior to coming to the hospital and share these answers with your health care practitioner so that they are reflected in your medical records.

3 Reasons Your Dog's Urine Kills Your Grass -- And What to Do About It

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

A question veterinarians get asked all the time by pet owners is, "Why does my dog's urine seem to kill my grass?" And "Is there anything I can do abo...

Farmers Reap The Benefits Of 'Pee-Cycling'

Mother Nature Network | Robin Shreeves | Posted 08.05.2014 | Green

This post originally appeared on Mother Nature Network. Human urine contains at least 3,079 compounds. Some of them are produced naturally in the b...

Let's Drink to Kidney Health (Literally)!

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Citrus juices that are naturally high in citrate, such as lemonade and limeade, have been shown to offer benefits for kidney stone prevention. Beware of juices with high sugar content though, because the sugar can actually increase kidney stone risk.

No, Urine Is Not Sterile

Posted 05.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By: Stephanie Pappas Published: 05/22/2014 05:13 PM EDT on LiveScience The popular notion that urine is sterile is a myth, new research finds. ...

Old Country Buffet Customer Arrested After Allegedly Drinking His Own Urine

David Lohr | Posted 04.30.2014 | Crime

Diners at an Old Country Buffet restaurant in Washington state recently called police to report a 26-year-old man, who allegedly used his own urine to...

Throwing Away Good Water

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 06.18.2014 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

Folks, even if this guy is pissing out pure concentrated evil, rather than some basic minerals and organic chemicals, it's not going to have any effect on the water quality.

5 Things A Trip To The Bathroom Can Tell You About Your Health

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 06.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Dehydration can also cause kidney stones, because it allows for stone-causing minerals to concentrate and settle in the kidneys and urinary tract. One of the best measures you can take to avoid kidney stones is to drink plenty of water, resulting in passing lots of clear urine.

March Is National Kidney Month: Let's Get Back to Basics

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 05.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Kidney Disease kills more people each year than breast and prostate cancer combined. Yes, you read that statistic correctly, but you may be surprised by it.

Don't Say Shhh to Urine Incontinence -- It's Nothing to Sneeze At

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

Fortunately, there are treatments available for urinary incontinence, but first it had to be recognized as a treatable problem and talked about with a medical professional. There are several types of incontinence.

David Lohr

Businessman Says Security Camera Captured Process Server Pissing On His Property (WATCH) | David Lohr | Posted 10.03.2013 | Weird News

A Texas businessman says he got an unexpected shock when his surveillance cameras caught a pissed off process server pissing all over his property. ...

What Is REALLY In Your Pee?

LiveScience | Bahar Gholipour | Posted 09.08.2013 | Science

Looking for an encyclopedia of pee? Scientists have laid out the entire chemical composition of human urine, revealing that more than 3,000 compounds ...

Shining the Light on Kidney Disease

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 11.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

The earlier kidney disease is recognized, the easier it is to treat. Sometimes, simple lifestyle interventions are even enough to keep the disease from progressing.

I'm With Stupid: Urine -- It's Not Just for Breakfast Anymore

Todd Hartley | Posted 10.02.2013 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Obviously, the idea of urine powering a cellphone is inherently funny because I would have no idea where to pee in my phone, unless there's an app for that. I'd also have a hard time doing it, for philosophical and physical reasons.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Your Pet's Urine

Donna Solomon, DVM | Posted 10.02.2013 | Chicago
Donna Solomon, DVM

I strongly believe an educated client is my best client and pet owner. It is my goal today to educate you about your pet's urine so that when your veterinarian discusses your pet's urinalysis results with you, you understand it and can make the best decision on your pet's medical care.