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.

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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Health Tip: Pregnancy for women over 40

With pop icon Janet Jackson becoming pregnant just before her 50th birthday in May, many women are wondering if they too can become pregnant in their 40s. Many doctors will tell you that despite some increased risk, having children later in life is indeed possible.

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Health Tip: Teens and body image

Jerry & Blanca from the morning show talked with nurse Rose Melendez of Adventist Healthcare on helping teenagers develop a positive self-image.

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Health Tip: Sunburn treatment myths

Summer is in full swing. It’s a great time to play outside, splash in a sprinkler or head to the park. It’s also an easy time for children to get sunburned. Nurse Rose Melendez, from Adventist Healthcare, shares some tips to keep your family safe this summer.

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Health Tip: Pool safety for kids

With many of us taking vacations and hitting the pool, it’s important to remember to keep ourselves and our family safe while splashing about this summer. Nurse Rose Melendez, RN, tells us about water safety.

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Health Tip: Secondhand smoke

Nurse Rose Melendez discusses the dangers and effects of secondhand smoke and what steps someone can take to quit smoking.

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Health Tip: Men’s Health Month

Many women have battled a stubborn husband, father or brother who just won’t visit the doctor no matter how lousy they feel. But you probably didn’t know that Congress actually recognizes June as Men’s Health Month, all focused on keeping men healthy.

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Health Tip: Water safety

With many of us thinking of summer vacations, it’s important to remember to keep ourselves and our family members safe while splashing about this summer.

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