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UTI Treatment Is in Crisis

The way doctors treat urinary tract infections may be wrong, and antibiotic resistance is growing

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UUrinary tract infections (UTIs) are one of the most common bacterial infections. By some estimates, 50% of all women experience a UTI in their lifetime, and half of those women will get more than one.




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Dana G Smith

Dana G Smith

Health and science writer • PhD in 🧠 • Words in Scientific American, STAT, The Atlantic, The Guardian • Award-winning Covid-19 coverage for Elemental

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