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.

How screen time affects sleep

Whether it’s a computer monitor, watching television, or looking at your tablets and smartphones, almost everyone is in front of a screen for part of the day.

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Back Pain

Back pain is a common medical issue many of us can relate to. Over 80 percent of Americans will experience back pain in their lifetime. Fortunately, there are measures you can take to prevent or relieve the pain. Check out these tips to keep back pain at bay.

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Dental Hygiene Month

The fall can be a time for tasty apple cider, pumpkin pie or candied apples, but those treats can be filled with sugar that can harm your teeth, especially for little ones. Try these tips to help protect your child’s dental health.

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Flu Shot Season

As cold and flu season is slowly approaching, it’s important to take steps to prevent the spread of the virus, especially to children, the elderly and those with a weaker immune system.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! The most important thing you can do to fight breast cancer is to catch it early. You can do this with regular mammograms and self-examinations.

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National Mental Illness Awareness Week

​Taking care of your mental health is just as important as your physical health. Mental illness is a physical illness of the brain that affects 1 in 5 adults and 1 in 6 youth aged 6-17 each year. Mental health affects how we think, feel and act.

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National Women’s Health and Fitness

Just last week, we celebrated National Women’s Health and Fitness Day, a nation-wide effort to promote healthy living for women of all ages. Women tend to take care of everyone else and put their own health on the back burner. Try these tips to put your health first!

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Helping your teen manage stress

With the start of the school year for many of our children, they might be feeling anxiety brought on by tests, planning for college or important social events like homecoming.

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Car Safety for Kids

Car safety for kids lasts long after they outgrow a traditional car seat. Recommendations can change from year-to-year, and it’s important for parents to stay up-to-date to keep their child safe during every errand and trip.

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Finding the right personal care provider for you

A primary care provider (PCP) is a physician or other medical provider, such as a physician assistant or advanced practice registered nurse (APRN). These providers are often your first line of defense when you’re not feeling well, and your offense to help you staying healthy.

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