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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 [email protected]  

Contributor since May 16, 2016

293 posts

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Got 30 Minutes? Try Our Oven Roasted Vegetables with Balsamic Vinegar

This oven-roasted dish is a perfect combo of hearty and healthy.Read More

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Rethinking the Pap Smear: Do You Need One Every Year?

Cervical cancer is considered a preventable disease in the U.S. – thanks to the Pap test. But you may not need one every year – if at all.Read More

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Suffer from Headaches? New Treatments Offer Hope

Treatment is advancing all the time, so there’s hope if you suffer from headaches.Read More

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Brain-Healthy Diet: Foods That Can Help Your Mind

Find out how eating healthy foods can keep you sharp.Read More

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Honey-Soy Glazed Salmon in Under 25 Minutes

Salmon is a lean fish protein with many health benefits. Try this simple, delicious, and unbelievably good for you dish.Read More

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Protect Yourself from Measles & More: Use This Immunization Tracker

Print this immunization tracker to record your adult vaccinations.Read More

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Introducing HAP's New and Improved Health Care Cost Estimator

This convenient online tool helps HAP members quickly search for area providers and compare treatment costs for different medical conditions. It’s an easy way to find the right provider, at the right cost.Read More

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Homegrown Health: How Eating Local Can Help the Community and Your Body

The local food movement benefits the earth, the community and the consumer.Read More

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How Your Thyroid Affects Your Health

Thyroid disorders can impact weight, heart rate, thinking and more.

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Get More Sleep: How Lack of Sleep is Making Us Sick

We’re a sleep-deprived nation, and it’s compromising our health.  Get back on track with these tips.Read More

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