Kidney stones are essentially labor for men: Here’s what causes them, how they’re treated…and ways to avoid them

By Steven Tew
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For women, the process of labor and having a baby is a wonderful event. Painful, yes. Stressful, yes. But in the end, they have a cuddly bundle of joy to take home.

But what about for men? Is there such a thing as a man going into labor?  Ask some men who have passed a kidney stone, and they will tell you the answer is a resounding “yes.” Some men will argue the pain can be as bad as giving birth.

If the Shoe Fits - Select the Best Shoe for You

By Dan Fey

If the shoe fits…It’s a phrase that we hear time and again throughout life. But how do we know if the shoe really fits? One of the trickiest things we are faced with is picking out running shoes. Does it look cool, is it light weight, does it allow my foot to breathe and does it feel good when I run? These are a few questions we need to address when purchasing a shoe.​