Each Wednesday at 7:40am, Jerry & Blanca speak with a local health professional to offer helpful tips for your health and well-being, brought to you by our friends at Adventist HealthCareYou can find recent topics, listen back or to share.

Health Tips

Morning Show Health Tips

Each Wednesday at 7:40 am, Jerry & Blanca speak with local health professional, Rose Melendez, who offers helpful tips for your health and well-being, brought to you by our friends at Adventist HealthCare.

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Nurse Rose Melendez, RN, is head of the Emergency Department at Adventist HealthCare Washington Adventist Hospital.

You can find recent topics here for your listening or to share.

Fever in kids

It’s that time of year once again – cold and flu season. All parents have had the experience of going to pick up or hug your child and realizing they’re burning up. Nurse Rose shares helpful tips when you notice your kids not feeling well.

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Young at heart

Most people know that heart disease is the number one cause of death in the U.S., but did you know you can have heart problems at any age? Nurse Rose shares what signs to look for.

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Don’t slip up!

During the winter, emergency departments tend to see more injuries from slipping and falling due to icy and snowy conditions. Nurse Rose shares how to avoid these common injuries this season.

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Fight flu with hand washing

It’s officially flu season, and this week Nurse Rose shares the easiest way to prevent flu and other illnesses.

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Making your health resolutions last

As we ring in the New Year, many of us make similar resolutions – to improve our health. Nurse Rose shares some tips on how to keep them going throughout the year.

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Asthma during the winter

More than 17 million adults and 6 million children suffer with asthma in the U.S. Nurse Rose shares how to manage this condition during the cold winter months.

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Managing holiday stress

The holiday season is a time of joy and celebration with our loved ones, but as many of us know, it can be a stressful time too. Nurse Rose shares how to cope.

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Help your kids eat healthy this holiday season

More than one-third of children and adolescents in the U.S. are overweight or obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. With childhood obesity on the rise, it’s important to think about your kids’ eating habits this holiday season.

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Surviving the holidays gluten-free

More and more people are going gluten-free these days. And with the holidays around the corner, sticking to a gluten-free diet can be tough. Nurse Rose shares some helpful tips.

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Diabetes: not just a grown-up problem

November is National Diabetes Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 29.1 million people in the U.S. have diabetes – that’s 9.3 percent of the population.

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