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IC Awareness Month 2018 – Official Press Release

IC/BPS Patients Refuse To Suffer In Silence Demanding Compassionate and Humane Pain Care FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 
September 1, 2018 (Santa Rosa, CA) When a patient is told that their pain is “all in their head” it reveals something that many medical care providers are reluctant to admit. They have no clue why that patient is [...]

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IC Awareness Month 2017 – Official Press Release

IC/BPS Patients Refuse To Suffer In Silence Demanding Compassionate and Humane Pain Care FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 
September 1, 2017 When IC/BPS patient Lisa Benshabat took her life on February 9, 2016, her dreams could no longer sustain her. Daily, agonizing pelvic pain and a medical community that was unresponsive to her needs led her to [...]

By | 2017-09-13T23:01:56-07:00 August 20th, 2017|Announcements, Media Kit|Comments Off on IC Awareness Month 2017 – Official Press Release

IC Awareness Month Media Fact Sheet

IC Fast Facts For Media Professionals What is IC? Interstitial cystitis / bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS) is a chronic pelvic pain condition with an unknown etiology. Patients typically experience "an unpleasant sensation (pain, pressure, discomfort) perceived to be related to the urinary bladder" that lasts longer than six weeks in the absence of infection or [...]

By | 2017-07-21T07:46:40-07:00 August 13th, 2016|Media Kit|Comments Off on IC Awareness Month Media Fact Sheet

IC Awareness Month 2016 – Official Press Release

Shining A Light On Interstitial Cystitis & Chronic Pelvic Pain Fungi (Candida) May Contribute To Bladder Symptoms & Flares
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - September 1, 2016 (Santa Rosa, CA) When a patient experiences urinary frequency, urgency, pressure and pain, most care providers assume that a bacterial infection is present. Yet, as millions of interstitial cystitis [...]

By | 2017-07-21T07:46:40-07:00 August 13th, 2016|Media Kit|Comments Off on IC Awareness Month 2016 – Official Press Release

2015 IC Awareness Month Media Kit

We welcome media professionals who are interested in covering IC Awareness Month. For decades, men, women and children with pelvic pain have been told that their pain is "all in their heads."  Many have taken antibiotics for years only to discover that their urine cultures were negative. Others have endured completely unnecessary hysterectomies (and one young [...]

By | 2017-07-21T07:46:45-07:00 August 26th, 2015|Media Kit|Comments Off on 2015 IC Awareness Month Media Kit

IC Awareness Month Public Service Announcements

IC Awareness Month Script Samples 30 seconds - Pelvic Floor Muscles Can Cause Bladder & Prostate Symptoms Do you struggle with urinary frequency and urgency? Have you been diagnosed with interstitial cystitis, OAB or prostatitis yet are not improving with treatment? New research shows that tight or injured pelvic floor muscles could be the cause of [...]

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IC Awareness Month 2015 – Official Press Release

It's Time To Talk About IC & Pelvic Pain Physical therapy may resolve symptoms of interstitial cystitis and chronic prostatitis FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 
September 1, 2015 (Santa Rosa, CA) For the millions of men and women struggling with recurring bladder and/or prostate pain, finding relief for their symptoms can be difficult. Many have taken [...]

By | 2017-07-21T07:46:46-07:00 August 26th, 2015|Announcements, Media Kit|Comments Off on IC Awareness Month 2015 – Official Press Release

WBIR TV10 (Knoxville TN) Covers IC Awareness Month With A Fabulous Interview

Our gratitude to Robin at WBIR 10 (Knoxville TN) and Leslie Klein of Northshore Urology for doing a lovely television interview on interstitial cystitis, prostatitis and IC Awareness Month! Watch it here! http://www.wbir.com/video/2683574486001/1/September-is-IC-Awareness-Month A job well done! Thank you ladies and thanks to the station for giving IC some screen time. There's no doubt that [...]

By | 2017-07-21T07:46:46-07:00 September 4th, 2014|Announcements, Media Kit|Comments Off on WBIR TV10 (Knoxville TN) Covers IC Awareness Month With A Fabulous Interview

2014 Public Service Announcements

30 seconds - Restroom Retaliation Are you being punished for asking to use the restroom at work? Are you forced to hold it out of fear that you could lose your job? You have the right to use the restroom in any job. Patients with interstitial cystitis, prostatitis, incontinence, various cancers and even pregnant women [...]

By | 2017-07-21T07:46:46-07:00 August 28th, 2014|Announcements, Media Kit|Comments Off on 2014 Public Service Announcements

2014 IC Awareness Month Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 September 1, 2014 Patients Suffer As Employers Limit Restroom Access September is Interstitial Cystitis Awareness Month (Santa Rosa, CA) Have you been punished at work for asking to use the restroom? Employees of the WaterSaver Faucet Company face probing personal questions and termination if they use the restroom more than six minutes [...]

By | 2017-07-21T07:46:46-07:00 August 28th, 2014|Announcements, Media Kit|Comments Off on 2014 IC Awareness Month Press Release