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Programs Build Confident, Healthy Kids

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on August 14, 2014

When it comes to creating a healthy future for America, the key to success lies within our nation’s youth. In a time when the allure of iPads, videogames, and TV often have the upper hand on playing outdoors or interacting with friends,...

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BCBS Companies Keeping Kids in Motion

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on June 5, 2014

You don’t need a medical professional to tell you that kids have a lot of energy. Whether they’re asking a dozen questions or dancing around the house, most children have a natural inclination toward constant...

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High Blood Pressure – Why Knowing Your Numbers Matters

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on June 3, 2014

More than 67 million Americans have high blood pressure, and nearly as many have prehypertension, which is when blood pressure numbers are higher than normal but not yet...

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Walking Is One Of The Simplest, Most Effective - And Inexpensive - Things You Can Do For Your Health

Posted by Dr. Trent Haywood, M.D., J.D. on April 30, 2014

In this era of hot yoga and extreme sports, we miss the opportunity to enjoy the low risks and high benefits of a startlingly simple, natural exercise: Walking.

Perhaps this is because walking suffers from poor marketing, as it...

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Pledging to be Greener Means Pledging to be Healthier

Posted by Kyle Cahill, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts on April 28, 2014

Springtime marks the return of outdoor activities, and as we enjoy picnics on green grass and evening walks amidst budding trees, we are reminded about the importance of keeping our planet healthy. It’s the time of year when we...

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