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Wise Woman
HAP takes care of you while you take care of everyone else.
In This Issue …
The information in this publication does not change or replace the information in your HAP
Subscriber Contract, Group Health Insurance Policy, Riders or Handbooks and does not necessarily
reflect the policies or opinions of HAP, its officers or board of directors. The information is for general
educational purposes and is not a substitute for the advice of your doctor. You should consult your
HAP personal care physician for your health care needs. HAP does not discriminate on the basis
of race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex or mental or physical disability in its employment
practices or in the provision of health care services. © 2012 Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
Cover photo: HAP Member Linda Seatts
Photo by: John Sobczak
Health
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Checkup Checklists
Make the most of your
medical appointments.
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Learn the Power of
Boundaries
How they can
help you reduce stress.
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Ages & Stages – Urine
Control
Feeling the urge
more often these days?
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Sleep Is Not an Option –
It’s a Necessity
Try these
sleep suggestions, and let us
know how they work for you.
Members
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Women Helping Women
HAP Wise Woman
readers
share their lifestyle tips.
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What Really Matters?
HAP member Linda Seatts
discusses her journey to
overcome her need to be
“superwoman.”
Advice
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Wise Woman
Book Review
Self-Compassion: Stop
Beating Yourself Up and
Leave Insecurity Behind,
by
Kristin Neff, Ph.D., makes
a great read for any Wise
Woman who’s ever felt less
than perfect.
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Feeling the Pinch
Advice for
coping during emotionally
and financially stressful times.
Nutrition
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Ask the Doctor
How much
iron do you need, and what
happens when you don’t get
enough?
6
Heart Smart® Has a
New Cookbook
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Ask Zonya
Your nutrition
questions answered.
10
Chocolate Chip Bar Cookies
Try these easy, guilt-free
treats.
Fitness
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In a Rut? Cross Yourself Out
Fitness pro Sherry McLaughlin
shares exercises that can
make you fit mentally as well
as physically.
Events
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Upcoming Events
Editorial Staff:
Editor
Amy Strauss
Editorial Advisors
Tiffany Baker
Gina Jones
Terri Kachadurian
Irita Matthews, M.P.H., J.D.
Donna M. Nuznoff
Susan Schwandt, A.P.R.
Marketing Staff:
Director
Anita Landino
Senior Marketing Specialist
Meribeth Tyszkiewicz
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