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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.

Start Some Healthy Holiday Traditions

As the holidays get underway, you might get caught up in the hectic business of the season. But the stress and anxiety of the holiday can take a toll. Give yourself and your family permission to start some new traditions that will help keep the madness under control.

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Festive Vegetable Dip Recipe

Mix up this gluten-free dip and pair it with fresh vegetables for your next potluck. Or, gather the spices in a decorative jar and give it as a thoughtful hostess gift.

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Herb and Spice Quiz

Do you know your coriander from your persimmons? Find out the answers to common questions about herbs and spices.

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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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    Fats are important to your diet, as are carbohydrates and proteins. Certain types of fats are better for you than others and eating too much of any kind of fat can pack on the pounds.

    This calculator is for children with asthma. If you know your child's height, you can find his or her predicted peak flow.

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

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      Certain changes and discomforts occur during pregnancy - and are perfectly normal. Some of these changes include backache, frequent urination, and constipation. This video describes typical changes, how to safely relieve your discomfort, and what circumstances require a visit to your doctor.

      The old adage "You should never judge a book by its cover" may not hold up when it comes to your heart. Researchers recently reported that people with certain physical features related to aging, such as a receding hairline, may have unhealthier heart