Meet Nurse Rose Melendez

Nurse Rose MelendezRose Melendez, RN, has more than 24 years of nursing experience and is the director of the Emergency Department and Nursing Administration at Adventist HealthCare Washington Adventist Hospital. She is a Certified Emergency Room Nurse and Certified Oncology Nurse, as well as a proud mother of three.

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Join Nurse Rose Wednesday mornings at 7:40am as she joins Jerry & Blanca on WGTS 91.9FM to offer helpful tips for your health and well-being.

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February 15: Fever in kids

It’s that time of year once again – cold and flu season. All parents have had the experience of going to pick up or hug your child and realizing they’re burning up. Nurse Rose shares helpful tips when you notice your kids not feeling well.

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February 8: Young at heart

Most people know that heart disease is the number one cause of death in the U.S., but did you know you can have heart problems at any age? Nurse Rose shares what signs to look for.

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February 1: Don’t slip up!

During the winter, emergency departments tend to see more injuries from slipping and falling due to icy and snowy conditions. Nurse Rose shares how to avoid these common injuries this season.

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January 25: Fight flu with hand washing

It’s officially flu season, and this week Nurse Rose shares the easiest way to prevent flu and other illnesses.

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January 11: Making your health resolutions last

As we ring in the New Year, many of us make similar resolutions – to improve our health. Nurse Rose shares some tips on how to keep them going throughout the year.

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January 4: Asthma in the winter

More than 17 million adults and 6 million children suffer with asthma in the U.S. Nurse Rose shares how to manage this condition during the cold winter months.

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