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Read the latest articles online from The Journal, our quarterly newsletter offering the latest information on services and specialties, upcoming events and classes, and other resources for healthy lifestyles.

Wide Awake Legs! 

Do you have restless legs syndrome? Find out how to manage this jumpy leg problem.

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What Do You Know About ADHD?

If you have a child with ADHD, it can be a challenge. Take this quiz to test your knowledge of this disorder.

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Take Your Dinner for a Dip

Here are healthy tips for healthy marinades.

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Turn to The Journal, a publication of Lutheran Medical Center, for useful and accurate health advice as well as updates on unique programs and services offered at Lutheran. Through such tools we strive to help improve your quality of life.
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    True or False: Arthritis affects only the wrist, ankle, and knee joints.

    BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.

    The questions in this assessment ask about risk factors—conditions that may put you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) states that the more risk factors you have, the more likely you are to develop diabetes.

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      A cardiac stress test may be ordered if you have or are suspected of having coronary artery disease. This test evaluates your heart’s response to stress or exercise. Watch this video and learn what to expect before, during, and after this procedure. Other types of stress tests will also be presented.

      Girls who get radiation therapy to the chest to treat cancer are at higher risk for breast cancer by the time they turn 50, a new study says.