June 7, 2021
It was supposed to be a normal morning for Richard and Dianne Jensen of Hibbing, Minnesota. On April 16, 2021, Richard had just finished eating his breakfast and taking his morning medication for blood pressure and cholesterol. But when his wife, Dianne, walked into the kitchen she found him leaning against the wall, his arms and face hanging downward. At first she thought he was just bending over to pick something up. When he kept not answering her, she approached and realized something was terribly wrong. Richard Jensen had just suffered an acute ischemic stroke.
“Can you imagine if we had another set of twins?” joked Gavin Robinson, upon finding out that his wife, Liz, was pregnant.
Kids are constantly growing. As they age and hit new milestones, it is important to keep an eye on their growth and development. A yearly well-child visit with your provider should be a must. This measurement of their progress and overall health will keep your child, and the rest of your family, happy and healthy. Both pediatricians and family medicine providers can provide care for patients ages 0-18. Family medicine is a great option for overall care for everyone in the family. Pediatricians specialize in the care of children and teens. In some cases, a family medicine provider will consult with a pediatrician.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can affect a child’s ability to communicate, play, and participate in family and school activities. According to the Autism Society, it is estimated that one out of 59 children is diagnosed with ASD in the U.S. The difficulties ASD children face may differ, but they can all find help through rehabilitation therapy. At Fairview Range, a team of rehab specialists can improve everyday life for children with ASD.
What you should know about caring for kid’s teeth and gums.
Spring is right around the corner. That means spring cleaning, lighter clothes, and checking in on your health. This is the season of renewal and growth, after all. There is no better time than now to schedule a visit to your provider. Why is a yearly physical check-up important? We’ll break it down.
In 1956, Vice President Lyndon B Johnson declared February American Heart Month. The goal was to bring attention to issues impacting the heart and inspire a more healthy country. While these efforts have improved many lives over the decades, there continues to be work to do. Heart disease is still the number one killer of Americans. There are many types, and learning more about them can help you stay on top of your health.