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.

Skip the back to school sniffles

The average American child has six to 10 colds per year. In fact, children’s colds cause more doctor visits and missed school days than any other illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Nurse Rose shares tips on the best practices to avoid the sniffles this school year.

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Healthy back to school breakfasts

Make sure your kids are getting the right nutrition despite the early wake-up call with these tips.

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Busting sunburn treatment myths

So, what should you do when you do get a sunburn?

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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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Summer Allergic Reactions

Many people think of spring as the time for allergies, but there are actually a number of irritants that can cause seasonal allergies or allergic reactions in the summer.

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Avoiding Heat Exhaustion (kids & pets)

It’s heating up outside! While we love the warmer weather it’s important to remember that there are health risks with high heat. Normally, the body cools itself down by sweating. 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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Just how dangerous is second-hand smoke?

During the summer months, many parents express frustration when they see other parents smoking around their kids in public places like amusement parks. Rose Melendez from Adventist HealthCare shares what dangers to be concerned about if your kids are exposed to second-hand smoke.

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Screen time 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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4th of July Safety Tips

Emergency Department physicians and nurses know that accidents over any holiday weekend are pretty common but the 4th of July tends to bring with it more injuries than other holidays.

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Men’s Health Awareness Month

With Father’s Day just around the corner, it’s a great reminder for all of our women listeners to help keep the important men in our lives healthy.

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