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HAP Balanced Living

Since 2013, HAP Balanced Living has been providing health and wellness information right to the homes of HAP members as a print magazine.  Now expanding digitally, HAP’s Balanced Living blog will continue its commitment to helping you live a balanced life.  We’ll feature stories about moving more, eating right, managing your health, understanding your plan and how to get involved in the community.

If there are topics that you’d like to see written about, whether in the print or digital version, please let us know by emailing balancedliving@hap.org.  

Contributor since May 16, 2016

86 posts

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Do You Pay Attention to Your Eyes? Warning Signs for Common Diseases

Eye problems increase as we age. Here’s how to make sure they don't ruin your sight, or your health.Read More

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How HAP’s 5K Challenge Changed One Man’s Life For Good

How Larry Smith became a runner in nine weeks with HAP's 5K Challenge.Read More

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These Mobile Clinics Bring Health Care to Children and Teens in Detroit

How a highly skilled team of physicians and a 38-foot RV named Clara are making an impact on our local community.Read More

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Is Your Medicine Cabinet Stocked With These Essentials?

Minor illnesses and injuries are inevitable. Stock up now on these medicine cabinet must-haves so you’ll be ready to act at the first sign of trouble.Read More

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These 6 Fitness Myths Are Holding You Back From Achieving Your Goals

Find out how to challenge the beliefs that are stopping you from working out.Read More

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What’s the Right Age for Organized Sports? 6 Tips for Families

The pros and cons of participating in organized sports and when to start.Read More

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Anticipating Grief

Get support for coping with an impending loss.Read More

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Why Giving Back is Good for You

Volunteering has both mental and physical benefits, so get involved!Read More

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No Time for Breakfast? Plan Ahead With Our Homemade Freezer Egg Burritos

Stock up with these delicious, portable, veggie-filled burritos and be prepared for when you’re on the go.Read More

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Cute, Cuddly and Personal Trainers? Our Pets Can Do It All!

Our pets help us relax, get us moving and make us healthier people.Read More

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