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 in kids

Type 1 is an autoimmune response that causes a person’s body not to make any insulin at all. Insulin is a hormone that is essential for life and helps your body use sugar for energy. Without insulin, sugar builds up in the blood and could lead to life-changing complications over time.

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Is it just a headache?

Sometimes headaches can be minor and resolve within an hour while others develop into debilitating serious headaches called migraines.

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Play it safe this Fall

Each year, about 3 million children and teens are treated in the emergency department for sports and recreational-related injuries.

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Does breastfeeding reduce mom’s risk of cancer?

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, research suggesting that breastfeeding may actually decrease the mother’s risk of breast cancer has caught our attention.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Knowing your risk and getting the right screenings can help you protect your breast health.

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Pack a healthy punch in your kids’ lunch

Parents can have a big impact on their child’s diet and their overall health throughout their lifetime. Packing a healthy lunch for your child is important for a number of reasons.

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Prostate cancer awareness month

Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer among men in the U.S. In 2017, 161,360 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed and about 26,730 men will die, estimates the American Cancer Society.

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Back to school, back to germs

Just how often is it normal for kids to get sick during the school year? It’s completely normal, especially for young children, to get the sniffles a few times a year as their immune systems develop.

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Know the Signs of Lyme’s Disease

Bug bites can cause a variety of illnesses – including Lyme disease, a serious disease that can be treated if it’s caught early enough.

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Got the post-vacation blues?

Whether you’ve just come back from a sunny beach trip or are preparing for a new school year, we’re all familiar with the post-vacation blues, and that feeling is completely natural

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