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Right Aircraft for the Right Trip

Right Aircraft for the Right Trip

Ensuring that your air medical transportation is as safe as it can be is of the utmost importance to us.  It goes well beyond just having the correct medical equipment and personnel on board.  The type of aircraft used can mean significant reductions in the total time […]

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Guiding Aircraft Safely on the Ground

Guiding Aircraft Safely on the Ground

You probably seen them at the airport.  Ground handlers waving orange wands signaling to the plane.  This “aircraft marshaling” is a technique used by ground crews to communicate with the pilots when they are maneuvering on the ramp. Depending upon the size of the plane and the […]

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Waiting in Vain? What Happens When Your Medical Flight is Delayed

Waiting in Vain? What Happens When Your Medical Flight is Delayed

  We regularly get the call for help from patients families, but it’s not the call you would think. “Help! My mom is supposed to be flown today and the air ambulance company just told me that the aircraft is broken and won’t be available for 36 hours.” What […]

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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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Thunderstorm Avoidance, How Commercial Airline Pilots Are Able to Avoid Them

Thunderstorm Avoidance, How Commercial Airline Pilots Are Able to Avoid Them

By Jeff Aafedt How airlines and pilots navigate around thunderstorms is one of the most frequently asked questions I hear from anxious and fearful flyers, especially if you cannot see them at night or in the clouds. There are several valuable re-sources that provide the tools necessary to […]

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Raise Good Cholesterol

By Mary Ruddy Good cholesterol is also known as HDL cholesterol and helps to prevent your arteries being blocked by bad LDL cholesterol. If you raise good cholesterol high enough, it can help prevent heart disease and decrease your risk of heart attack. There are two main […]

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