Body & Mind: Taking Back Control

Millions of women suffer from stress incontinence. Overcoming shame is the first step to recovery

Deanna Bartosh likes her coffee. In fact, she's no sooner through the door of her favorite cafe in Antioch, Ill., than the workers greet her by name and ask whether she's ready for that cup. She laughs and says, no, she'll take it after lunch, and she's sure to remind the waiter midway through her meal, "I want that cup of coffee to go." The high school assistant and mother of three has only recently been able to indulge her passion for java, thanks to surgery last summer to repair a leaky bladder. The problem had plagued Bartosh, 61, ever since...

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