Debunking Common Urine Myths : Short Wave There are lots of misconceptions around urine. Can urine cure athlete's foot? Or really treat a jellyfish sting?

Today on the show — we'll talk about what it actually is, debunk some common myths, and share some urine facts.

Plus, we dive into some listener mail — which you can send to us by emailing shortwave@npr.org.

Micro Wave: Let's Talk About Urine

Micro Wave: Let's Talk About Urine

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There are lots of misconceptions around urine. Can urine cure athlete's foot? Or really treat a jellyfish sting?

Today on the show — we'll talk about what it actually is, debunk some common myths, and share some urine facts.

Plus, we dive into some listener mail — which you can send to us by emailing shortwave@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Rebecca Ramirez, edited by Viet Le, and fact-checked by Rasha Aridi. The audio engineer for this episode was Alex Drewenskus.