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.

rose melendez
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.

Just a cold or pneumonia?

It’s that time of year when people are coughing and blowing their nose – cold and flu season. We all know those people who try to tough out a cold, but sometimes a cold can turn into a more serious respiratory illness like pneumonia.

share Read more >>

Heart healthy holidays

With the holiday season in full-swing, we are heading into a time filled with parties from our work to school to family gatherings. With all the festivities, it’s easy to put our health on the backburner.

share Read more >>

How to survive the holidays gluten-free

More and more people are eating gluten-free diets these days. And with the holidays around the corner, sticking to a gluten-free diet can be tough.

share Read more >>

How to support a child with diabetes

November is American Diabetes Month. Many people think of diabetes as an adult problem, but kids and teenagers can develop diabetes as well.

share Read more >>

Brush your teeth to stay healthy

Snacking on candy corn and candied apples? You probably know that sugary foods can cause cavities or gum disease. But did you know that oral hygiene is also important for your overall health?

share Read more >>

What’s a kidney stone and why does it hurt?

Kidney stones are a pretty common health problem – with 1 in 10 people experiencing one after the age of 30. But what exactly are they?

share Read more >>

Sleep tight for your health

Getting adequate sleep is critical to good health and wellbeing for a number of reasons.

share Read more >>

Preventing ear infections

What causes that pain? Ear infections are generally caused by bacteria build-up behind the eardrum. The condition usually occurs when fluid collects behind the eardrum, or it can develop after a virus runs its course but leaves bacteria trapped in the middle ear.

share Read more >>

Pack your kids’ lunch with nutrients

Getting your kid involved is a great way to pack a healthy lunch that they’ll actually eat.

share Read more >>

Back-to-School Germs

Our pencils are sharpened and yellow school buses are back on the road. That’s right – it’s back to school time. Unfortunately, that also means that school-aged children get sick more often.

share Read more >>