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.

Food safety tips for BBQ season

With Memorial Day just around the corner, we’re about to kickoff cookout season! And it’s important for your family and guests to follow food safety guidelines to avoid food poisoning.

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Would you recognize a stroke?

May is National Stroke Awareness Month, and while many people think of strokes as something that happens only to older people, stroke can happen at any age. It’s important to know the signs of a stroke so you can get help fast for you or a loved one.

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Keeping a healthy blood pressure

Keeping tabs on your blood pressure is important because people with high blood pressure are at a greater risk for heart disease and stroke – the two leading causes of death in the U.S

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Importance of getting good sleep

Healthcare professionals recognize the importance of something we’d all like a little bit more of – sleep. Sleep is actually an important factor for your health.Getting adequate sleep is critical to good health and well being for a number of reasons.

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Prenatal care and nutrition

Pregnancy is an exciting yet nerve-wracking time for many expectant mothers – filled with questions about what to expect and how to give their baby the best possible chance at being born healthy.

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Autism Awareness Month

Did you know that autism affects 1 in 68 children in the U.S.? April is Autism Awareness Month, a time to educate ourselves about this fast-growing developmental disorder.

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How to help a loved one with anxiety

Anxiety affects 40 million Americans each year, and is the most common mental health problem in the U.S. It’s possible that someone you know struggles with stress or anxiety, but how can you tell?

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Tips to avoid dry skin

Has winter left you scratching at dry skin? It’s not just you! It’s completely normal to experience dry skin in the winter due to lower humidity levels outdoors and dry heating indoors. All of these factors remove the natural moisture from your skin.

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It’s National Nutrition Month

Having good nutrition is important because getting the right nutrients and vitamins can help you

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Stay warm and safe this winter

Brrr, it’s cold out there! If you plan to spend any time outdoors, even a few minutes, it’s important to take proper safety precautions to stay warm.

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