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Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics: Which Primary Provider Is Right for Me?

Feb 13, 2020 8:16:00 AM / by Fairview Primary posted in pediatrics, primary care, internal medicine, family medicine

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Choosing a primary care provider is a great step in a healthy direction. But Fairview offers three types of providers: family medicine, internal medicine, and pediatrics. Which one is right for you and your family? Let’s break each one down. 

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A Sense of Home: Fairview Range’s Approach to Children’s ENT Department Surgeries

Jan 16, 2020 8:15:00 AM / by Fairview ENT posted in Fairview Range, ear, nose, throat

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Your ears, nose, and throat make up a large part of your senses. Sixty percent to be exact. So when it comes to caring for them, it’s good to know that there’s a place nearby that can help. Fairview Range’s Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) department can handle an array of issues and surgeries and is located right in Hibbing. 

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Triage: Guiding You to the Right Care

Jan 14, 2020 8:07:00 AM / by Fairview Primary posted in primary care, urgent care, emergency department

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Crack. You hear the branch break and look up to see a blur of blue fall to the ground. Your son cries out and you rush to him. When you check him over, he tries to move his arm, but winces in pain. Luckily, he’s able to move it. Thank goodness! But he’s definitely injured. How bad, you can’t tell. Should you take him to the ED? Or to his primary care provider? You’re not a medical expert, and you only want to do what’s best for your son. What should you do? 

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Primary Care, Urgent Care, ED: How Are They Different?

Dec 17, 2019 8:14:00 AM / by Fairview Primary posted in primary care, urgent care, emergency department

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When an illness or injury comes up, it can be hard to know where you should head. Is it serious enough for the emergency department? Or can your primary care provider help? No need to worry, we’ll help you answer those questions. Here is a breakdown of the levels of healthcare.

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What Is Primary Care? Your Questions, Answered

Dec 10, 2019 10:45:00 AM / by Fairview Primary

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There are 3 ways to access outpatient care at Fairview Range: the emergency department, urgent care, and — primary care. The latter is often glossed over, but is the secret to maintaining wellness. What is primary care all about? Keep reading to find out. 

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Modern-day Midwives: 8 Facts You Should Know

Dec 4, 2019 2:59:42 PM / by Fairview Birthing Center posted in obgyn, certified nurse midwife, midwife, birth, labor, pregnancy

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You’re curious about midwives. How are they different from OBs? Can anyone get one? We’re here to answer all your questions. That’s why we’ve laid out the facts with help from our certified nurse midwife, Robin Etter. Here are 8 things you should know. 

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Simple Ways to Have a Healthy & Happy Thanksgiving

Nov 25, 2019 7:41:00 AM / by Fairview Primary posted in primary care, healthy eating

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Thanksgiving’s right around the corner. This holiday is all about stuffing ourselves with, well, stuffing. Despite the dishes upon dishes of temptation, you can have your apple pie and eat it too. Here are a few ways to make your next Thanksgiving meal tasty — and healthy. 

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Healthy Fall Eating: A Dietitian Weighs In

Nov 5, 2019 11:58:00 AM / by Fairview Primary posted in autumn, dietitian, primary care, healthy eating, fall

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Healthy Eating Tips & Tricks from Fairview’s Dietitian 

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How to Have an Allergy-Friendly Halloween

Oct 28, 2019 11:55:00 AM / by Fairview Pediatrics posted in halloween, allergy, pediatrics

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Halloween is right around the corner — and with it bags upon bags of goodies. But what about those Elsas and Avengers who have allergies? What is okay to serve so everyone can go home happy? With 8% of kids having food allergies these days, it’s 100% something to consider. 

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What does it mean to be a "Baby-Friendly" facility?

Sep 30, 2019 2:48:34 PM / by Fairview Patient Care posted in baby friendly, patient care, obgyn

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Preparing for baby is an exciting time for new parents. But, with excitement comes stress. What will my birthing plan look like? What facility will I choose? How can I best prepare to adjust to life post-birth? Fortunately, there are designated hospitals and birthing centers that work to ensure that new parents and their children are provided with the support they need. These are known as Baby-Friendly facilities.

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