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.

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?"

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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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