In This Issue...
2 Your Health Care Partner for 2012
3 We’ve Gone Mobile
3 Get FREE Member Discounts!
4 Embarking on a New Journey
5 Coping with Caregiving
7 Partners in Health – Partners in Wealth
His & Hers
6 Don’t Be Shy about Prostate Health
6 Calcium: Your Best Source for Strong Bones
8 Strong to the Core
9 Self-Care for Sore Backs
11 Alcohol and Your Health
12 Cut Your Prescription Costs
10 Don’t Be Fooled – Shop Smart for Groceries
11 Recipe: Slow-Cooker Gypsy Stew
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© 2012 Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
A Resource for Healthy Living
, Erin Younan
, Anita Landino
Senior Marketing Specialist
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Southfield Public Library
Your Health Care Partner for 2012
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