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Valentines Day and Heart Health

Valentines Day and Heart Health

Positive Effects Valentines Day Can Have On Your Health Valentines Day leads us to romantic images of holding hands, walks through the park, kissing, candy, and romance.  But, did you know that these things are just as beneficial to the heart as they are to the soul?  […]

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It’s just a little Heart Attack

It's just a little Heart Attack

Here is a video from Go Red For Women™ about a super-mom who has just a “little heart attack.”  It’s starring Emmy-nominated actress Elizabeth Banks.  It’s heart health month and Mercy Jets wants to help you understand the signs and symptoms of the number one killer of […]

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Understanding Your Blood Pressure Numbers

Understanding Your Blood Pressure Numbers

Your blood pressure is so important that during an air ambulance mission, we at Mercy Jets, continually monitor it status.  It is considered one of the principle vital signs.  But what is blood pressure and what do those numbers really mean? What is Blood Pressure? Blood Pressure, […]

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3 Easy Tips towards a Healthy Heart

3 Easy Tips towards a Healthy Heart

February is the month dedicated to your heart health as it is also the month that temptations of chocolates and other sweets may be most prevalent. You can still enjoy these foods in moderation and calm that sweet tooth while decreasing the amount of unhealthy fats that […]

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Heart Health Month is Febuary

Heart Health Month is Febuary

We’re seeing Red at Mercy Jets during Heart Health Month Heart disease is the leading killer of both men and women. Over 630,000 people in the U.S. will die this year due to Heart Disease and Stroke.  With February being National Heart Health Month, Mercy Jets is helping […]

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Terminal Illness Support: How to Be There for Loved Ones

When a loved one is dying, it can be a very difficult time not only for them but for their family as well. Everyone around the terminal ill member will grieve and feel sorry for them, but it will be hard to put themselves in the shoes […]

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High Cholesterol Levels

By Dr. Chris Patten High Cholesterol is a very popular searched term because very few people know what cholesterol means. Most get their information from watching TV and observe all the commercials that brainwash their thinking. Here is what you will learn in this post: 1). The […]

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Gene Therapy For Cancer Treatment

Gene Therapy For Cancer Treatment

By James Witherspoon Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, claiming over half a million lives each year. While doctors and researchers understand the basic causes of cancer, they are still developing methods to effectively treat this deadly disease. One new […]

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What is Lymphoma Cancer?

What is Lymphoma Cancer?

By Lewis Freeman The lymphatic system is comprised of the lymph, lymph vessels, lymph nodes, bone marrow, spleen, and liver. The lymph is the fluid that circulates in the lymphatic system and travels through the body via lymph vessels. The fluid contains lymphocytes – produced by the […]

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The Causes of High Cholesterol

By John D. Edwards One of the major health issues that people of all walks of life seem to be facing is high cholesterol. Understanding what the causes are can really be helpful for those that are dealing with the issue, and for those that are looking […]

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