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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.

Pineapple Smoothies

Serve this fruit-filled fresh drink for your summer deck party or try it for a special breakfast treat. 

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The Big Sting

Take this quiz to learn how to "bee" careful in the outdoors and avoid bee and wasp stings.

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On the Road Again

Taking time before your departure to plan ahead for possible medical emergencies and everyday health and medication needs is just as important as making plane and hotel reservations.

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Air Pollution and Anxiety

Are you anxious about pollution? Or are you anxious because of pollution? A new study explores the link between the two.

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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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    The vast majority of rabies cases reported to the CDC each year occur in wild animals like raccoons, skunks, bats, and foxes.

    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.

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

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      The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of the knee can be injured during sporting activities, particularly when an athlete pivots suddenly. The ACL is one of four knee ligaments that stabilize the knee. This video discusses how the knee works and what you should do if you sustain an ACL injury.

      The teen years can be an exciting and anxious time for your child – and you. One of the more nerve-wracking moments may be your child’s dating. It’s natural for a parent to worry. You want to keep your child safe.