Posts Tagged Medical Flight

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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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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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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Human Genetic Disorder – Cystic Fibrosis

Cells form tissues, and these tissues collectively form organs. It is a human genetic disorder. Summary: mutation in genes causes human genetic disorders. An example of genetic disorder is cystic fibrosis. It causes mucus accumulation in lungs and sinus infections.

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Heart Disease – 2 Myths That Are Bad For Your Health

The heart is one of, if not the most important organ in the human body. It literally pumps life through the body. It takes the oxygen from the lungs and pumps it through your veins to feed the other major organs of the body. It is truly a magical piece of equipment.

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Fish Oil for Heart Health – Find the Missing Piece of the Puzzle

Fish Oil for Heart Health – Find the Missing Piece of the Puzzle

by: Laurel Cohen Taking fish oil for heart health has been a popular choice for many years. There is now a prescription form of the dietary supplement. Most doctors feel that taking the prescription form is a waste of money. Some supplement companies say that their oils are […]

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Icelands Eyjafjallajökull Volcano

Icelands Eyjafjallajökull Volcano

Flying across the North Atlantic always requires extra planning and coordination.  From having to deal with customs, differing airspace rules, and ensuring that there are multiple contingencies to ensure the safety of aircraft and its occupants. The Icelandic volcano, Eyjafjallajökull, has made flight planning for these trips […]

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