Health care reform brings many changes to may businesses and people. Florida Blue wants to keep you up to date of all changes, as we know that it can be a very confusing time. Here are the top 5 questions about health care reform  to better [...]

We often take for granted the incredible job our feet do supporting us day in and day out. In fact, most of us pay very little attention to our feet, until they hurt! Considering that our feet contain roughly one-quarter of the bones in our body – along with more than 60 joints and 200 muscles – it’s really no wonder that many of us will experience foot problems at least once in our lifetime. Here [...]

On the surface, Family Care Partners of Jacksonville doesn’t exactly look like the future of health care. Actually, it looks a lot like every other modern doctor’s office you may have visited, though it is certainly one of the largest in terms of number of locations and number of employees (including more than 30 physicians and nearly 300 staff members). What makes Family Care specia [...]

After the decorations are put away and the kids are back in school, it’s time to plan for the year ahead. If you’re like most of us, the New Year brings new resolve to change habits and make commitments to health and wellness. Whatever your age or stage in life, it’s never too late to make positive, healthy chan [...]

Diabetes, which is often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, is a group of diseases where a person has high blood glucose  or blood sugar. It is either caused because the production of  insulin is inadequate, or because the body's cells don't respond properly to insulin, or in some cases, bot [...]

Your home is your castle. It’s where you eat, play and raise your family — if the walls could talk, what would they say? You might be surprised about the “dirty“ secrets that may lurk within, such as pests, allergens, contaminants and other hazards that can lead to serious [...]

10 Healthy Holiday Gifts Ideas

Posted on Dec 3rd 2013 by Florida Blue

Who needs candy canes or restaurant gift cards when you can give the gift of health to family and friends on your list—without breaking the bank? Here are 10  healthy holiday gift ideas. [...]

On November 14th, the Federal Government announced new guidelines that now give individuals who buy their own insurance, the option to keep their existing Florida Blue health plan. If you have an individual plan and you like it, [...]

What is Depression? Depression goes beyond feeling a little down from time to time. Depression creeps into every part of your life. It can affect your thoughts, feelings, actions and physical health. Depression is not a weakness or result of laziness or personal failure. It is a medical condition. There are different types of depression: major depression, seasonal depression, psych [...]

When you're carving pumpkins this season, don't throw away the seeds, as they are a versatile and healthful snack! Here are some pumpkin seed flavoring ideas and a recipe to show you that it really is a fun snack for the season. For the most nutrients, you can eat them raw, or you can use different [...]

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