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Testimonial: Heart Attack in Mexico Requires Life Flight to Arizona

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When Douglas Miller, an ex-pat living in Guadalajara, Mexico, began having light chest pains, he consulted a cardiologist who quickly suggested a heart catheterization to determine the cause. According to friend Kerri Moon, Douglas was told in no uncertain terms that he needed surgery immediately. “[We] made the call [to SkyMed] together upon first hearing […]


Amazing Arizona

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Roughly rectangular and sharing one of the famed “Four Corners” with Utah, Colorado and New Mexico, Arizona is the heart of the Great Southwest and home to one of America’s biggest treasures, the Grand Canyon. Its varied geography lends itself to some pretty extreme contrasts: in fact, you can tan by the pool in the […]


Testimonial: FMCA Member Has Stroke In Prescott, Arizona

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Marvin & Deanna Pitts – Prescott, Arizona My husband, Marvin, had a major stroke on February 18, 2014, and when I recognized what was happening to him, I knew I had to act quickly so I drove him to Yavapai Regional Medical Center in Prescott, Arizona, about 15 minutes away. I went in and told […]


Travel with Roscoe: Pet-Friendly Hotels

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  According to the Travel Industry Association of America, about 30 million people travel with pets each year. That’s an awful lot of fur literally flying (or driving) around the country—and beyond. Pet-friendly hotels in the know cater to owners and their pets in ways that go way beyond the bowl of water in the […]


Testimonial: Member Flown Home After Spending Eight Days in Cancun Hospital

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Every October, Ron and Betty Jensen, go to spend a few weeks in sunny Cancun. They looked forward to it all year. One day during their annual visit Betty started having chest pains and blurry vision. They went to see a doctor nearby. He ordered blood tests which showed low hematocrit levels (the percentage of […]


Testimonial: John & Connie Gorman, Phoenix, AZ

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SkyMed members John and Connie Gorman had just comfortably settled into their seats that Saturday aboard a Southwest Airlines direct flight from Phoenix to Providence, RI. Even though they were heading back east to say their good-byes to an old friend they were both feeling good. The plane was just cruising over Albuquerque airspace when […]