It was at about this time last year that I decided to dust off my running shoes and give it a try to become an actual “runner” again. When I had kids, I officially moved from athlete to athletic supporter by cheering for them on the sidelines. It was during one of those (apparently) physically exerting cheers that I felt my heart racing and was winded. I decided it was time to focus on getting [...]

The deadline to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act’s marketplace is Jan. 31, which is right around the corner. To help get the word out and help our community achieve better health in 2016, the Tallahassee retail center hosted Souls to Enroll Health Fair on Sunday, Jan. 10. The goal of Souls to Enroll w [...]

During the Annual Open Enrollment period for health insurance, it can be overwhelming when you have lots of options to choose from. It is not always easy to know what will work best for you and your family when you are shopping for health care coverage. Here, at Florida Blue, we know that health insurance can be difficult to understand. That is why we have Florida Blue Centers in your community [...]

Until recently, cataract and glaucoma surgeries have always been performed as two separate procedures. Fortunately, patients and surgeons now have options. In 2012 the FDA approved a device called the [...]

I am 6 1/2 years into this adventure called motherhood and I continue to learn something new every day. My parenting is a fluid story and changes all the time. However, there is one thing I am committed to and that is making sure my children live a healthy and active lifestyle. Here are some tips I’ve used to keep my kids healthy and active during the summer: 1. Make food fun- [...]

One of the best things about working at the Sarasota Florida Blue Center is that you can see how you are making a positive impact on someone’s health and wellness – sometimes in nontraditional ways. Recently, we hosted an event with staff from the Community Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.  When I was speaking with Jenna DeLorey from The Senior [...]

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