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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

219 posts

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Living with Arthritis: How to Lessen its Effects

Learn how healthy living choices such as weight loss and physical activity can postpone arthritis.Read More

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The Elimination Diet: A Food-Based Way to Sort Out Your Health

If you suspect a food is causing negative symptoms, talk to your doctor.Read More

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Dr. Mattina’s Top 3 Ways to Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease

Watch our video to learn the heart-healthy secrets of a cardiologist.Read More

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Support for New Moms: How to Handle Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

Postpartum depression and anxiety affect many new mothers. HAP has resources to help.

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The Sunshine Vitamin: Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?

Low vitamin D – a growing problem worldwide – has been linked to several health issues. Find out how you can get enough in your day.Read More

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Is Fasting Safe? Tips from the Experts

Can fasting help you lose weight and become healthier?Read More

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How to Make the Most of Your Doctor Visit This Year

Before you go to your first doctor’s appointment this year, check out these resources to make your visit more productive.Read More

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A Heart-Healthy Life: How Losing Weight Shaped One Woman’s Future

How losing weight improved Daniela Cusumano’s health.Read More

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Treat Your Brain Right: 5 Steps to Build Your Brain

If staying sharp is something that’s important to you, here are some health tips for how to improve memory and maintain a healthy brain.Read More

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Get Fit for $25 a Month: Join Active&Fit Direct

HAP’s new Active&Fit DirectTM program makes it easier for you to get fit through gym memberships.Read More

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