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.

Diabetes: not just a grown-up problem

November is National Diabetes Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 29.1 million people in the U.S. have diabetes – that’s 9.3 percent of the population.

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Depression in teens

Many teenagers and adolescents experience a roller coaster of emotions – from anxiety over final exams to the excitement of a school dance. Nurse Rose helps you identify depression in your child and how to treat it.

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Play it safe – avoiding sports-related injuries

For many families, back to school time also means the beginning of school sports leagues. While your kids want to win the big game, the most important priority is their safety. Nurse Rose shares some tips on how to treat sports-related injuries.

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Cyberbullying

With more young people connected online more than ever, cyber bullying is also on the rise. Nurse Rose Melendez helps you identify the signs and how to respond if your child is under attack.

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Health Tip: Bullying & your child’s health

If you're like most parents you want your kids to be safe at school. Nurse Rose Melendez stops by the morning show with Jerry & Blanca to give the telltale signs of bullying and what you can do to help.

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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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