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.

Help your teen de-stress

With the school year back in full swing, many students struggle with stress or anxiety. Nurse Rose Melendez shares some helpful tips to help your child manage those stressors.

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Importance of getting your flu vaccine

It may feel like summer just ended but it’s already that time of year again – flu season. Nurse Rose Melendez shares why it's going to be important to get your family vaccinated this year.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that one in eight women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime? Nurse Rose Melendez shares what you can do to give yourself the best shot at preventing it and diagnosing the disease early on.

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Pack your kid’s lunch with nutrients

Nurse Rose Melendez shares how to pack a healthy, nutritious lunch for kids, especially picky eaters!

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Health Tip: Avoid the Back to School Sniffles

Nurse Rose Melendez shares tips on the morning show with Jerry & Blanca that you can use to help keep your kids from picking up germs at school.

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Health Tip: Healthy Back to School Breakfasts

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and Nurse Rose Melendez shares a few tips to prepare meals with Jerry & Blanca from the morning show

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Back to school shots

If you’re sending your kids back to school this week, you know it’s that time of year to make sure your kids are properly vaccinated. Nurse Rose Melendez shares how to make sure your kids are up-to-date on all their shots and fully protected.

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Zika Virus and the Olympics

As we celebrate our athletes who took home the gold this year at the Summer Olympics in Brazil, there’s one thing we’re hoping they didn’t bring home – the Zika virus.

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Health Tip: Talking to kids about tragedy

Over the last several weeks, our computer and TV screens have been filled with the tragic news about violent shootings in Orlando, Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights and Dallas. During such times, it’s challenging to know what to tell kids to explain these events and comfort them.

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Health Tip: Keeping your kids cool

We’re all aware that high temperatures can cause heat-related illness, but did you know it’s even more dangerous for children? Nurse Rose Melendez shares some tips for how to make sure your kids are safe during these hot and humid days.

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