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Published December 13, 2018
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Article December 12, 2018

The fight against hunger

The USDA estimates 40 million Americans are food insecure and Arkansas ranks second in the country for the number of people facing food insecurity. As part of its 70th anniversary celebration, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield committed to making food insecurity its number one priority.
Article December 6, 2018

Preventing blindness in diabetes patients

More than 100 million U.S. adults currently live with diabetes or prediabetes and one of the most common complications of diabetes is blindness. Learn how BCBS companies are removing barriers ensuring diabetic patients receive necessary eye exams.
Article December 3, 2018

Why flu shots matter

Over the last century, we’ve learned so much about preventing and controlling the spread of flu. But a public health challenge remains.
Article November 27, 2018

Healthy hometown

While staying true to its small town charm and rich history South Dakota's oldest city, Fort Pierre, has a strong desire to be a city continuously making subtle environmental changes ensuring residents and visitors have resources to stay active and healthy. 
Article November 20, 2018

Bringing diabetes management to your smartphone

Through innovative partnerships, Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies are leveraging the latest in healthcare technology to reverse diabetes trends and to help people gain control over their diabetes and take back their lives.
Article November 14, 2018

Addressing drug pricing through innovation

Rising prescription drug costs are a heavy burden on members. In an effort to address, Blue Cross Blue Shield companies—including Premera Blue Cross and Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield—are testing innovations, backed by data, to help ease this burden.
Article October 26, 2018

Health at home with community paramedicine

Communities across the nation are exploring ways to help residents get the care they need before calling an ambulance. Here’s how one community is addressing social determinants of health to help vulnerable patients get healthier.
Article October 26, 2018

Breaking the cycle of domestic violence

Domestic violence is a cyclical behavior affecting women, men and children across the country. To better understand this cycle of violence, Blue Shield of California Foundation commissioned a survey to help uncover the root causes and found an opportunity for greater impact.
Article March 1, 2016

Making the most of winter

It’s been an unusually warm winter in many parts of the country, but fewer daylight hours still have a way of making us feel lazy...
Article August 18, 2015

Take as directed

You forgot to set your alarm last night, and you wake up frantically ten minutes before you need to leave for work. You scramble...
Article August 12, 2015

Welcome home of Chattanooga

Imagine if every day was a battle just to obtain basic needs like food, water and shelter.  With a daily struggle to survive,...