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Are you one of 25 million Americans experiencing urinary incontinence (UI)?**

Are you experiencing UI symptoms?

Do you know your risk factors?

Want to learn about treatment options for your condition?

Get started with your free health risk assessment.

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For those ages 20 to 89

What are kidney stones?

A kidney stone is a solid piece of material that forms in a kidney when there are high levels of certain substances in the urine. According to the National Kidney Foundation, 1 in 10 Americans will have a kidney stone in his or her lifetime, and each year more than half a million people visit emergency rooms for kidney stone problems — and the rates are rising.

Watch Northwell Health urologists Dr. Louis R. Kavoussi, chairman of Urology, Dr. David M. Hoenig and Dr. Zeph Okeke discuss what you should know about kidney stones, including:

  • Risk factors, including family history
  • Causes and kinds of stones
  • Ways to prevent stones
  • Which stones need to be treated
  • The best treatments for you based on size, location, composition and any other medical conditions you may have



are affected by UI worldwide.


age 30 to 70 have experienced bladder control loss.


do not use any treatments to manage their condition.

One-third of American adults think that UI is a normal part of aging that they have to accept, there are many treatment options available to help alleviate symptoms.

Northwell Health has resources for men and women who want to discuss these symptoms and treatment options with a physician.

Women can call (516) 622-5207 for an appointment with a urogynecologist at the Division of Urogynecology.

Men and women can call (516) 734-8500 to make an appointment with a urologist at the Smith Institute for Urology.

As the lifetime risk of breast cancer has increased, early detection methods have become integral in identifying tumors before symptoms develop.

An estimated 83.6 million

American adults have one or more types of CVD.

40.8% of the U.S. population

will have some form of CVD by 2030.

An average of 2,150

Americans die each day from heart disease.
* According to the American Heart Association

Bring these results to your next doctor's appointment to discuss your treatment options.

Take our FREE Health Risk Assesment
**According to the National Association for Continence.