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 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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Health Tip: Heart-healthy BBQ tips

Summer is often a time for cookouts with friends and family. With cheeseburgers and potato chips all around – a great way to watch your waistline, while also protecting your heart health, is to make heart-healthy BBQ choices.

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Health Tip: All about sunscreen

With summer just around the corner, many of us can’t wait to get on the beach, and we’ve all heard how important it is to lather up in sunscreen before we soak up some rays. But with so many sunscreen options out there, it’s hard to decide which one to buy.

May 25 All about Sunscreen with Rose Melendez
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May 18: Protecting Against the Zika Virus with Rose Melendez

With spring upon us and summer right around the corner, many of us are spending more time outside – and so are those pesky mosquitos. Many of us have heard news about a virus that spreads by mosquitos called Zika virus.

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