Health at Heart

Northern Arizona Healthcare produced colorful, informative newsletters for various facilities in the region to educate the community.


Gail contracted consistently to Flagstaff Medical Center’s Public Relations, writing the bulk of stories for Health at Heart as well as press releases, Flagstaff Business News articles and Arizona Daily Sun features.

Capturing the Light Show

The Landscape Art of Cody DeLong

Mtn Living Mag September 2010

DeLong-Landscape-1When entering the Merchants Gathering in Jerome—an old filling station complete with pump—visitors often find Cody DeLong, brush in hand. On a Friday, he carefully daubed drab olive paint on a canvas to bring a relic truck to life. Whether he is mixing oils for a still life or a landscape, his subjects are often right around the corner.

“I drove an RV around the US for four years, and I kept coming back to the West, Arizona in particular, because there’s so much public land,” said DeLong who settled in Cottonwood a dozen years ago. “I can go ten minutes in any direction from my house and be on a trail where I can paint.” Continue reading “Capturing the Light Show”

Bond Daddy

Local Authors John Bott & Jason Fowell Write Big Money Thriller

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Story & Photography by Gail G. Collins

Daddy Bond PosterSet in the Bayou City in 1974, the financial thriller, Bond Daddy, takes readers into the inner workings of a bond market boiler room. Attorney turned author, Jason Fowell, and securities broker turned author, John Bott, give readers a rare glimpse into the high-pressure, deceptive, and coercive sales tactics used to lure investors into purchasing stocks and securities. Continue reading “Bond Daddy”

Coping with Autumn Allergies

How to Prevent the Cycle of Seasonal Allergies

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Fall-2010“Twenty to thirty percent of the general population has some allergy problems,” says Douglas K. Schreiber, M.D. of Copperfield Allergy & Asthma. “And there’s a lot of bad information and home remedies out there.” The number takes into account food, seasonal, and topical allergies. And though over-the-counter medications help people cope, he advised caution in self-diagnosis and treatment. Continue reading “Coping with Autumn Allergies”