• One Size Doesn’t Fit All: What Are the Best Foods for You?

    November 18, 2019
    Do most people need to eat the same type of diet to be healthy? Much of what we see in the media would make it seem like that’s the case. Fad diets aside, we hear a lot about eating a balanced, healthy diet in moderation. Bestselling writer Mic....
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  • Talk to Your Doctor About Your Mental Health

    November 18, 2019
    Many people find it hard to ask for help when it comes to their mental health. That’s even true when they’re talking with their primary doctor. But failing to speak up can hurt you. If you think you’re taking care of yourself just b...
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  • AEP Is Around the Corner Video

    October 24, 2019
    October 15 through December 7 is the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period, when members can determine whether their plan will continue to meet their needs the following year. If so, coverage continues. If unsure, members should refer to their Annual...
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  • Get The Most From Your Medicare Advantage Plan

    October 24, 2019
    The video spotlights Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicare Advantage Plans and inspires members to use its many benefits and services, including help to set up medical appointments and to find specialists, prescription drug coverage, zero-dollar preventive...
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  • Treat Yourself Right by Staying on Top of Your Health Tests

    October 15, 2019
    Most people don’t like to go get health screenings and tests. But there are some tests you really want to take. The ones that might help your health. The ones that will show what steps you need to take so you don’t get sicker. The ones th...
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  • Review How to Inject Insulin with Your Doctor

    October 15, 2019
    When, where and how you inject your insulin affects your blood sugar levels. Whether you are new to injecting insulin or have been injecting insulin for so long that you don’t give it a second thought, it is very important to review the instruc....
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  • Celebrate the Season with Healthy Choices

    October 14, 2019
    ‘Tis the season for celebrating with family and friends — and food. There is no substitute for getting together with the important people in your life. But there are substitutes for some of the less healthy holiday foods. Making healthy f...
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  • Getting Your Parents Started with Medicare

    July 19, 2019
    As your parents or loved ones approach retirement or their 65th birthday they have likely started looking into their Medicare options. You probably haven’t thought much about Medicare and many people who will soon be eligible find the idea of s....
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  • Listeria and Pregnancy: Erin’s Story

    August 7, 2015
    Want to hear a scary story? Here’s one for your campfires! Erin was at her own baby shower when a bite of cheese sent her life and her daughter’s health into a tailspin. Although listeriosis (the illness from ingesting Listeria) is rare, pregnant...
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  • Exposed: Get Tips for Winterproofing to Prevent Dry Skin

    February 16, 2015
    Winter woes are hard to beat, but doesn’t a nice, long hot bath sound nice? It might be a cold weather cure, but it definitely has its down side — its itchy and scratchy side. Skin care is not one-size-fits-all. In fact, even when you figure out...
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  • Get the Scoop on Avocado’s Health Perks

    February 8, 2016
    Fats’ don’t need to be a four letter word in your healthy eating vocabulary. Avocados are a source of healthy monounsaturated fats.
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  • Addiction: Five Things You Should Know

    December 3, 2015
    Drug and alcohol addiction can tear families apart, destroy careers and ruin lives. Watching a loved one battle addiction can make you feel powerless, but there is hope. Addiction can be treated, and many former addicts go on to live healthy, productive...
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  • Member Voice – The New Mommy Jitters

    “There is no way to be a perfect mother…but a million ways to be a good one.” – Jill Churchill Martha welcomed her first child into the world with enthusiasm and a case of the new mommy jitters. “You want to run to the doctor right away if the...
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  • Understanding Your Evidence of Coverage

    September 13, 2019
    In this video, we’ll discuss what an Explanation of Coverage is (sometimes also known as an “EOC”) and why it’s important. We’ll also talk about when you will receive an Explanation of Coverage, and how to read it.
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  • Making Sense of MACRA.

    September 13, 2019
    In this video, we’ll discuss the Medicare Access And Chip Reauthorization Act, or “MACRA”, a new law that made changes to Medicare Supplement Insurance plans which will only affect persons newly eligible for Medicare after December 31, 2019.
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