Lee Hanson

Bleeding Where? A No-Panic Guide to Blood in Your Stool

If you notice a bit of blood in your stool – whether in the bowl or on the toilet paper – you may find yourself starting to panic about the state of your health. After all, it's understandably concerning when you find yourself bleeding without seeing the source, and, when most people hear about blood in the stool, they tend to jump to the worst possible conclusion. But finding blood doesn't necessarily mean you should panic. Read More 

Why Male Hormone Replacement Is As Important As Female HRT

There have been several much-needed, good conversations about female HRT (hormone replacement therapy) in the last two decades. However, until just recently, it was not known or understood that men go through a "change of life" too, often referred to as "male menopause." With these new medical discoveries and research studies, it has become clear that male hormone replacement therapy is every bit as important as female HRT. Here is why. Read More 

3 Types Of Theft To Look Out For In Your Medical Office

In many businesses, employee theft can become a big, expensive problem. The unfortunate thing is that it can be difficult to discover or do anything about it, and if you are like many employers, you might not like the idea of accusing your employees -- who you might get along well with and who you might trust -- of stealing. However, if you run a medical office, you do have to worry about theft. Read More 

Getting Rid Of Lice: 4 Steps You Must Take After Treatment

According to the CDC, 6 to 12 million children get infested with lice each year. Most get it from other kids at school and on the playground. And, unfortunately, many parents treat their child only to find more bugs after a few weeks. The reason why kids can get subsequent infestations often comes down to one of two things. Either you didn't successfully eradicate the lice to begin with or your child went to school and caught it again. Read More 

Two Signs That You May Need to See an Ophthalmologist

Your eyes are one of the most important sense organs in your body. Good vision is so important because it allows you to pick up cues from your environment that can help you determine whether or not you're in a safe environment. If you're finding that your eyes aren't working as well as they used to, you may think that it's time to make an appointment with an optometrist. However, there's a different specialist that may be an even better option: an ophthalmologist. Read More