e-Wise Woman: Health tips for women on the go | Issue 1 | Spring 2011
 

Welcome to e-Wise Woman!

Welcome to e-Wise Woman, an online supplement to HAP Wise Woman magazine. Your feedback is always welcome; send us an e-mail at hapwisewoman@hap.org.

We could use your input! Do you live in the Plymouth/Canton or downriver area? If so, would you like to be part of our HAP Wise Woman Council?
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HAP MoveWell Every Day...

Let's Walk

Walking can be a lifesaver. Studies show that every hour you walk can increase your life expectancy by two hours. Do you need special shoes? We'll help busy Wise Women incorporate pain-free walking into their lives.
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Do You Like Us?  

Conquering the Black Holes

"Black holes" are the areas in your living space that accumulate the things you don't know how to organize. Here's how to take control.
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Road Ready Snacks  

Egg Shell Game

Do you want to reduce your exposure to added hormones or antibiotics? Egg cartons bear mystifying labels such as "certified humane," "cage-free," "free roaming" and "free range." What do these labels mean?
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Organic 101

Do Your Heart Good

Check out the American Heart Association Web site lately? You'll find heart health information for women, exercise tips, stress management techniques, recipes and much more.
 

Meet the Author

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot, is the true story of science, medicine, race and poverty. We reviewed the book in our January HAP Wise Woman magazine. Don't miss your opportunity to meet the author, who will be doing a book signing at the Detroit Public Library on Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 2:00 p.m.
 

Get Your Action Plan

What are your health risks, and how can you make changes in a way that works for your lifestyle? Find out with the HealthMedia® SUCCEED™ program. Complete the online questionnaire, and you'll receive a comprehensive16-page action plan customized just for you. Get started now.
 

What's Good for You Is Good for HAP

Find out if your health screenings are up to date with HAP's Health Reminders. Go to hap.org and login as a member. Once you've logged into your personalized home page, click on Health Reminders to see if you are due for services.
 
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Breakfast -- the Real Rush Hour


The Power of Blue Food

For many Wise Women, breakfast isn't a priority. You've got to get kids off to school, get ready for work, and besides, who needs the extra calories? In fact, a nutritious breakfast can benefit your overall health and productivity. Here are some ideas.
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