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.

Stay warm and safe this winter

In cold temperatures, your body begins to lose heat faster than it can create heat, which can lead to these two serious health problems.

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New Year healthier you: healthy diet tips

Before you change your diet or fitness routine, take these steps to help you set healthy weight loss goals. This will help you create a weight-loss plan you can stick to and keep track of your progress.

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Keeping tabs on arthritis

Arthritis is a common cause of joint pain, with affects about 54 million people in the U.S. About 31 million Americans have osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis.

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Asthma and cold weather

More than 17 million adults and 6 million children suffer with asthma in the U.S. The lifelong breathing disorder causes wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness and coughing – leading to 18 million emergency department visits per year.

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Making health resolutions you can keep

How can you make sure you make your resolution into a lasting lifestyle change?

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Managing holiday stress

​The holiday season is a time of joy and celebration with our loved ones, but as many of us know, it can be a stressful time too. Between shopping for gifts and hosting holiday parties, there’s a lot on our minds.

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Just a cold or pneumonia?

It’s that time of year when people are coughing and blowing their nose – cold and flu season. We all know those people who try to tough out a cold, but sometimes a cold can turn into a more serious respiratory illness like pneumonia.

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Heart healthy holidays

With the holiday season in full-swing, we are heading into a time filled with parties from our work to school to family gatherings. With all the festivities, it’s easy to put our health on the backburner.

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How to survive the holidays gluten-free

More and more people are eating gluten-free diets these days. And with the holidays around the corner, sticking to a gluten-free diet can be tough.

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How to support a child with diabetes

November is American Diabetes Month. Many people think of diabetes as an adult problem, but kids and teenagers can develop diabetes as well.

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