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Health and Wellness News Center

Keeping BlueCross BlueShield members updated with relevant resources, our health and wellness articles offer a variety of ways to maintain your mental and physical health.

  • Best Father’s Day Gift, the Gift of Health

    Best Father’s Day Gift, the Gift of Health

    June 03, 2022

    Your health is far too important to put on the back burner. This Father’s Day, give yourself the gift of health.
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  • Substance Use Disorder Awareness

    Substance Use Disorder Awareness

    June 01, 2022

    About 1 in 15 Americans are living with a substance use disorder, and rates of alcohol and other drug use have increased in 2020 and 2021.
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  • Opioid Alternatives for Pain

    Opioid Alternatives for Pain

    June 01, 2022

    Opioids work well and are usually safe when they are taken as prescribed. Of the risks that can occur with opioid treatment, overdose is the most serious.
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  • National Stroke Month

    National Stroke Month

    May 03, 2022

    May is National Stroke Month. Stroke is the 5th leading cost of death and a leading cause of disability in the United States.
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  • Fall Prevention

    Fall Prevention

    May 02, 2022

    One in every three adults ages 65 and older will fall each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Falls are a leading cause of hospitalization and loss of independence for older adults.
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  • May is Asthma Awareness Month

    May is Asthma Awareness Month

    May 01, 2022

    Asthma affects people of all ages and backgrounds. At least 26 million Americans have been diagnosed with this chronic, yet controllable, disease. It has a large impact on health and quality of life.
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  • April 16th is National Health Care Decisions Day

    April 16th is National Health Care Decisions Day

    April 16, 2022

    Your Advance Directive is your healthcare plan only when you are unable to speak for yourself. It is important for everyone to have this plan, no matter your age or diagnosis.
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  • Give Your Baby a Healthy Start

    Give Your Baby a Healthy Start

    April 03, 2022

    Pregnancy is an exciting time, but it can also be stressful.
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  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Self-Care

    Rheumatoid Arthritis Self-Care

    April 02, 2022

    Self-management can help treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), along with recommended medication and visiting your physician for routine appointments.
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  • April is National Autism Awareness Month

    April is National Autism Awareness Month

    April 01, 2022

    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder affecting 1 in 54 US children.
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