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.

rose melendez
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.

Set healthy boundaries for teens on social media

Social media is a great way to connect with friends and learn about new experiences. However, research suggests that spending more than one to two hours on social media can lead to isolation, loneliness, depression and anxiety.

share Read more >>

Screen time alternatives for kids

Screen time is a battle many parents are familiar with. And with summer here, it can be even more challenging for parents to manage – and limit – screen time for their children of all ages.

share Read more >>

Health Minute: Having a Happy, Healthy Road Trip

There's a good chance that you're taking a summer road trip with your children. How you do you make it fun for everyone and keep the kids calm before they ask, "Are the there yet?"

share Read more >>

Health Minute: Is Your Play Ground Safe?

School's out and that means kids may spend a lot more time in the park or on the playground. In this week's Health Minute we get tips on keeping our children safe.

share Read more >>

Pool safety

Families, friends and children are slathering up with the sunscreen and heading out for a day of fun in the sun. Unfortunately, these days can turn into a parent’s worst nightmare if you don’t take the proper safety precautions.

share Read more >>

Helping your teen manage stress

With the end of the school year just around the corner for many of our children, they might be feeling anxiety brought on by final exams, planning for college or important social events like prom.

share Read more >>

How the Great Outdoors Boosts Your Health

Over the last few years, a number of medical studies have suggested that spending time outdoors can boost your mental and physical health. With the weather warming up, it’s the perfect time to get outside!

share Read more >>

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.

share Read more >>

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.

share Read more >>

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

share Read more >>