How Our Lactation Support Services Plays a Role in Your Pregnancy and Postnatal Care

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“Here’s your new baby.”  These four words are life changing for anyone, but especially a woman. They’ve just experienced their body transform over months and months, growing another human. Now, after delivering, it’s time to keep this new life alive. A large part of this in the beginning is breastfeeding that provides vital nourishment to […]

Should I Visit Urgent Care or the Emergency Department?

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You feel awful.  You can tell you need help – but where should you go? Is it serious enough to head to the emergency department or will urgent care do? The last thing you need is another headache.  Don’t worry.  At Fairview Range in Hibbing, our Urgent Care and Emergency Department are in the same […]

FREE Sports Physical Nights

Fairview Mesaba Clinics are offering extended hours for sports physicals for all area students this summer.  Exams are offered at no cost during these Sports Physical Nights.  Appointments are available for both college and high school athletes. If the patient receives any additional immunizations at their appointment, these will be charged to the patient. Parents […]

Meet Kim Oberstar, the New Pediatric Mental Health Specialist at Fairview Range

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Pediatric mental health needs are on rise across the state of Minnesota. In just under 10 years, feelings of hopelessness and sadness rose 40% amongst young people, states the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  How do we make sure the kids are alright? In the realm of pediatric mental health, Nurse Practitioners (NPs) […]

Two Strokes in Six Weeks: “They Saved My Life – Twice.”

Karlene Pochucha and her husband, Dana Pochucha

March 15th and May 12th, 2023 are days Karlene Pochucha, and her husband, Dana Pochucha, will remember forever.   On March 15th, 2023, Karlene knew something was wrong. She recognized she was experiencing stroke symptoms. Quickly, her husband and her got in the car and headed to the Emergency Department in Hibbing, Minnesota. There, the Fairview […]

A Mother’s Day – and a Birth Story – to Remember

Breann Stanzell woke up on May 14th with plans to spend Mother’s Day with her husband, Dan, and three children – ages 5, 3, and 2.  She was also pregnant with her 4th child, a baby girl due on May 26th.  She had been having some preterm contractions off and on for a couple of […]