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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.

Finding the Fats in Your Blood

It's National Cholesterol Education Month. Take this time to get your cholesterol checked!

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Prostate Facts and Falsehoods

Can you tell the truth from the myth? Take this prostate quiz.

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Making Sense of Sickle Cell Disease

Learn more about this inherited blood disorder in which red blood cells can block small arteries.

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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.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    Chances are, workplace interruptions are robbing you of time and the ability to concentrate on important tasks.

    Experts are increasingly urging people to know their BMI, a figure that takes into account not just weight but also height to indicate body fat.

    Too much stress can affect both your emotional and physical health. This assessment will help you identify your life "stressors."

      MULTIMEDIA

      A relapse happens when you return to smoking after a period of quitting—usually after the first three months. Most people experience several relapses before quitting for good. This video discusses situations that can trigger a relapse and offers a range of coping skills and behavior changes to get you back on track.

      Keeping your child active may not always be easy. Children may be more interested in video games, YouTube videos, or the latest episode of American Idol.