Archive | April, 2012

Six Things EVERY Woman Should Know

Article contributed by: Nichole DeLaPlante, DO Family Medicine Physician at Lone Peak Primary Care As a practicing family medicine physician I give a lot of advice on a daily basis.  I know that keeping up with current health recommendations can be overwhelming so I would like to point out a few things that every woman […]

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Do You Pee When You Sneeze?

I felt a sneeze coming on, and I knew what that meant.  I was going to have to cross my legs and hope for the best, and then run to the bathroom of course. After my second child I started to experience a strange lack of control when it came to my bladder.  I found […]

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Triskaidekaphobia or Fear of the Number 13

Given the day, some of you may be hiding from every mirror and dodging any ladder within a 10-mile radius.  I however, am not very superstitious. When I was younger I was a total believer.  As I skipped on my way to school or when I was out with my mom I would recite that […]

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Basal cell carci…what?

What do you know about skin cancer?  I’ll tell you that before I married my husband I knew next to nothing.  In fact, I still used to go outside and bask in the sun for hours with no hat, no sleeves and most importantly no sunscreen.  I mean seriously, how am I suppose to get […]

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Have You Ever Had a Painful Period?

Many people, maybe most, have never heard of endometriosis.  Until a week ago I had heard the word, but I had no idea what it was or its accompanying symptoms. Endometriosis is seen primarily as a women’s health issue where the inner lining of the uterus flows back up inside the body around the ovaries […]

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