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 professionals, who offer helpful tips for your health and well-being, brought to you by our friends at Adventist HealthCare.

You can find recent topics here for your listening or to share.

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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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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