Author: Dameon Pierce

STI vs. UTI: What’s The Difference Between Their Symptoms?

Posted on January 18, 2019 by in Gynecology

STI vs. UTI and what is the difference between their symptoms is quite a common dilemma. There are some symptoms similar to both a Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) and a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), so sometimes it may be difficult to to discern which type of infection your symptoms represent. What follows may help you

5 Easy Ways To Avoid The Flu This Season

Posted on December 19, 2018 by in Flu Prevention

Unless you are a hermit, live in a bubble, or plan to stay alone int the woods from October through March, you are susceptible to the flu. Anytime you are near someone who is sick or touch something a sick person also touched recently, you put yourself at higher risk. Have children? The odds go

How Cold Weather Affects Your Ear, Nose & Throat

Posted on November 13, 2018 by in Preventative Care

When the weather turns cold, many people experience pain or discomfort in their ears, nose and throat. People often confuse symptoms caused by cold weather with illness or infection (or vice versa). It is important to know how cooler weather can affect your respiratory health. Does Cold Weather Cause Ear Infections? Contrary to popular belief, cold

A School Break Doesn’t Mean An Abnormal Sleep Schedule

Posted on August 13, 2018 by in Pediatrics

No parent wants to become the “sleep police” during the summer months when everyone is taking a break from their normal schedules. The days are longer, the sun is shining, and time is a little less important. Summer vacations, going to camp, and just hanging out with their friends is a relaxing respite for teens

7 Sun Safety Tips for Children

Posted on July 19, 2018 by in Pediatrics

As the weather warms up, it’s no surprise that your kids are going to want to be outside. It’s less of a surprise that you’re going to love getting them out of the house! However, it’s important to know that sun, even in small doses, can cause harm to your child if not protected. Whether

Open House Event – MonaLisa Touch

Posted on May 17, 2018 by in Events, Gynecology

High Lakes Health Care is now offering a novel laser therapy called MonaLisa Touch. We are hosting an open house event on Thursday, May 24th at 6pm. Dr. Tammy Bull, Gynecology & Dr. Marta Johnson-Mitchell, Urology will be hosting a drop-in informational session for the community to come and chat with them about this new

Three Easy Steps to Prevent the Flu

Posted on February 20, 2018 by in Preventative Care

Per the CDC’s latest reports, the flu has now been reported as widespread in 42 states plus New York City and the District of Columbia, with 53 pediatric flu-related deaths reported so far. What this means for most, and certainly those with children, is that the flu is much closer to you and your home

Cervical Cancer Survivors: Here’s What to Expect

Posted on January 10, 2018 by in Gynecology

Hearing the news that your cancer is cured is one of the greatest and most relieving feelings! After the initial wave of happiness, however, you may have a lot of questions about what comes next. About Cervical Cancer Cervical cancer is one of the main types of gynecologic cancers, but the number of cases of