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.

Heart Care Tips for Cold Weather

It’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Week! As winter temperatures drop and snow storms grow closer, it’s important to make sure you protect your heart. Nurse Rose Melendez, RN, shares how you can make sure your heart is in good shape for the winter.

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Wear Red Day

February 2 was National Wear Red Day, a day when we are encouraged to wear red to raise awareness about heart disease. In recognition of American Heart Month, Nurse Rose Melendez, RN, discusses the risks of heart disease.

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Avoid Frostbite and Hypothermia this Winter

From sled riding to building a snowman, kids love to play outside in the snow. But what if it’s too cold? Nurse Rose Melendez, RN, has some tips for parents to make sure their children are playing safely out in the cold.

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How to keep New Years’ resolutions

Making New Year’s Resolutions are a holiday tradition to make a declaration of self-improvement. However, many of us do not stay consistent past the first month. Check out these tips from Nurse Rose Melendez, RN, for tips on how to keep your New Year’s Resolutions.

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Social Media and Teen Mental Health

Technology is rapidly evolving. Teens are exposed to thousands of indirect attacks on their self-esteem due to social media. Check out these tips from Nurse Rose Melendez, RN, to learn how social media affects your teen’s mental health.

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Gen Xers caring for elderly parents

As Generation X navigates their 40s and 50s, they’re also becoming caregivers to their aging parents. Supporting your parents’ and children’s needs can feel like a full-time job. Check out these tips from Nurse Rose Melendez, RN, on how to balance caring for your elderly parents in your busy schedule.

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Managing Diabetes during Thanksgiving

Eating healthy can be challenging, especially during the holidays. Thanksgiving staples packed with sugar and carbs make it difficult for people with diabetes trying to regulate their blood sugar. Nurse Rose Melendez, RN, shares some tips on how you can still enjoy the parties, even with diabetes.

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Managing holiday stress

The holiday season means shopping, baking, cleaning, parties and often times – stress. Check out these practical tips from Nurse Rose Melendez, RN, on minimizing stress to enjoy the holidays.

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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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