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Take advantage of summer’s bounty with a visit to your local farmers market!

This summer, do your grocery shopping outside and search your local farmers market for nutrient-rich foods like fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs.

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You and your doctor have busy schedules and that might make you think there’s no time to get an appointment. We have good news! Visiting with a doctor when you’re ready can happen...
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You shouldn’t have to jump through hoops to access information about your health care on the go. Stay connected with the new BCBSIL App, and access your important health insurance...
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“I’m bored!’ “There’s nothing to do!” How many times have we heard this from our kids? If you grew up before the age of video games your first response...
So, you really want to exercise but the thought of working up a sweat in cleats or cross-trainers goes against your idea of a good time. Good news! There’s an alternative that may...
Growing up, I never used sunscreen. It just wasn’t something we were taught, especially because it was normal for my dad to turn a darker shade of brown after playing long summer soccer...
For more than 30 years, physical activity has been the main focus of worksite health promotion. Pedometer challenges, on-site yoga, weight loss programs and more have been pretty standard...