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.

Heads-up!

Are you already marking the calendar with your kids’ soccer or football practices? As you or your kids prepare for fall sports, it’s important to put safety first. Traumatic brain injury, or a concussion, is a common sports-related injury. In fact, each day 153 Americans die from a traumatic brain injury, or concussion.

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Schedule back-to-school physical

It may seem like summer just started, but it’s actually not a bad time to schedule your child’s back-to-school physical.

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Buzz off mosquitoes!

It’s that time of year when we all want to be outdoor soaking up some sun. Unfortunately, pesky mosquitoes are also out in full force during the summer.

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Screentime over summer break

School is out for the summer, which means more time for fun in the sun … and behind a screen. From TV, to smart phones to computers – it’s important for parents help children of all ages find a balance.

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Help your little ones & furry friends stay cool

Heat related illness can occur when the body heats more quickly than it can cool itself down, leading to heat exhaustion or the life-threatening condition, heat stroke.

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Grilling Food Safety

Did you know that 48 million people in the U.S. get food poisoning each year? With 4th of July cookouts just around the corner, it’s important to keep these food safety tips in-mind!

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Sleep Tight for Your Health

We all know we need sleep, but few of us get enough. Today Nurse Rose shares how much sleep we need and how to get quality sleep.

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How to kick your hiccups

They’re annoying and pretty common – but are hiccups a medical problem? While hiccups generally resolve on their own and usually do not cause serious problems, they can be disruptive.

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Healthy ways to get fit for summer

What are some first steps that listeners should take if they’re trying to get in shape or lose weight for summer?

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Tips to kick your seasonal allergies

With warm weather and blooming flowers come the allergies! Here are some tips from Nurse Rose to help you kick those allergies aside.

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