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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.

  • Get the Sleep You Need

    Get the Sleep You Need

    March 07, 2022

    One third of adults in the United States report getting less than the recommended amount of sleep per night. Getting enough sleep should not be a luxury; adequate sleep relates to good health.
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  • March is Colorectal Cancer Month

    March is Colorectal Cancer Month

    March 07, 2022

    Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second-leading cause of cancer-related death nationwide for both men and women. CRC affects both men and women, and often occurs in people with no family history.
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  • Taking Your Medication as Directed

    Taking Your Medication as Directed

    March 07, 2022

    Taking your medication as directed, and sticking to your medication routine, is an important step in staying healthy. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that non-adherence causes 30 to 50 percent of chronic disease treatment failures and 125,000 deaths per year in the United States.
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  • International HPV Awareness Day

    International HPV Awareness Day

    March 04, 2022

    March 4th is International HPV Awareness Day.
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  • March is Kidney Month

    March is Kidney Month

    March 02, 2022

    March is Kidney Month, a good time to consider the health of your kidneys. Your kidneys filter waste and excess water from your blood. Damage to the kidneys, known as chronic kidney disease, can cause waste to build up and other health problems to develop.
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  • Don’t Be Embarrassed by Your Bladder

    Don’t Be Embarrassed by Your Bladder

    February 11, 2022

    Approximately 20 million women and 6 million men will experience urinary incontinence at some point in their lives. The risk of urinary incontinence also increases with age — up to 35 percent of people age 60 and older experience symptoms.
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  • February is American Heart Month

    February is American Heart Month

    February 11, 2022

    Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in the US, and claims over 800,000 lives each year. Here are some preventable actions you can take to reduce your risk for heart disease.
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  • Struggling with Your New Year’s Resolution? Our Care Management Team Can Help.

    Struggling with Your New Year’s Resolution? Our Care Management Team Can Help.

    February 11, 2022

    It’s February, we’re one month into the New Year and you may find yourself struggling to keep your New Year’s resolution. The good news is you don’t have to take the journey to a healthier you alone.
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  • Take Care of the Most Valuable Piece of Equipment

    Take Care of the Most Valuable Piece of Equipment

    February 11, 2022

    We check the fluids in our car, service our HVAC systems before each season and download the latest anti-virus protection for our computers. Unfortunately, we don’t do the same thing for the most important equipment we own, our body.
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  • Cervical Cancer and the Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

    Cervical Cancer and the Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

    January 13, 2022

    You can do several things to lower your chances of getting cervical cancer or HPV infection.
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