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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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6 summer safety tips

Michigan, it’s officially summer. And if getting out of your house sounds appealing, you’re not alone.

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8 resources to help you manage diabetes

Care management resources for Medicare members.Read More

Let’s talk telehealth: Our experts are answering common questions.

Let’s talk telehealth: Our experts are answering common questions. Health care is more essential than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic. And because medical pros are going above and beyond to keep you safe, it’s also more electronic. 

 
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How Does Your Diet Affect Inflammation?

Find out what inflammation is and how it’s linked to chronic disease and an unhealthy diet.Read More

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Do You Know the Difference Between a Sudden Cardiac Arrest and a Heart Attack?

Find out what can cause a sudden cardiac arrest and what you can do if someone has one.

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Did you lose your employer-sponsored health plan? Learn your options

COVID-19 is causing employers to make tough choices, and sadly, layoffs are on the rise. HAP is here to help you understand your health care options. We can help you find the right one for you and your family.

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Talk to a doctor online, anytime, from anywhere

Your schedule and your family’s routine likely look a bit different in light of COVID-19 safety guidelines.Read More

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Save time and make life easy with prescription delivery service

If you’ve been thinking about a more convenient way to get your prescriptions, there’s never been a better time to switch to home delivery. Read More

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Little Warning Signs: How Patrick Irwin Survived a Massive Heart Attack

Patrick Irwin was the picture of health – until one day in August 2016, when he suffered a massive heart attack.Read More

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Need Support Through the COVID-19 Pandemic? These Community Resources Could Help

COVID-19 may have altered many aspects of our daily lives, but it's also illuminated an important fact: support and human kindness are all around. Read More

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