Florida Blue, a leading health solutions company, earned the top ranking among health insurers across the country in a new survey released by consumer insurance company website Insure.com. According to the site, survey respondents gave a 1-5 rating based on a number of relevant categories. Florida Blue earned the no. 1 spot in the nation with an overall score of 93.1, which included the [...]

The Evolution of Healthcare

Posted on Nov 14th 2016 by Florida Blue

We all know the ins and outs of health care can be overwhelming: choosing a plan (Why are some of them named after Olympic medal colors?), the lingo (binder, pre-effectuated, coinsurance, and the list goes on, right?), and how to actually use our benefits when something goes wrong. Then there’s the push to focus on staying healthy: do yoga, eat healthy, get more me time. [...]

Going the Full Term: National Prematurity Awareness Month  Having a baby should be an exciting time for every expectant mother. You will often hear them say that making sure the baby is healthy is the top priority. Making sure the pregnancy goes the full term is one key to the baby’s health as the health risks are greater the earlier a birth oc [...]

Understanding Asthma

Posted on Nov 3rd 2016 by Florida Blue

Understanding Asthma According to the American Lung Association more than 24 million Americans are affected by asthma. If you suffer with asthma, you know how scary it can be to experience an attack. While there is no cure, there are many things you can do to limit the effect it has on your daily life. Understanding how asthma works can help you avoid triggers, prevent [...]

Tips For a Healthy Holiday Season The holiday season is an exciting time full of celebrations and gatherings with family and friends. Unfortunately, all of the fun and food can lead to feelings of guilt and [...]

Pumpkin Pie Dip

Posted on Oct 20th 2016 by Florida Blue

Usher in fall with this holiday favorite ingredient! Serve this crowd-pleaser as an appetizer or dessert. It’s easy to make, loaded with vitamin A and low in saturated fat.  Ingredients: • 6 ounces low-fat cream cheese, room temperature • 1/3 cup reduced-fat Greek yogurt • 15 ounces (1 can) roasted pumpkin, no sugar added • 2 1/2 teaspoons gr [...]

It's Breast Cancer Awareness month, and if you or a loved one is recovering from this or any other type of cancer, a strong support system can make all the difference. Here are four w [...]

Looking for that perfect dish to make your Thanksgiving a little more festive? Try this recipe for sweet potatoes with cranberries from one of our Florida Blue nutritionists. Ingredients List [...]

Avoid Fall Risks This Fall

Posted on Sep 30th 2016 by Florida Blue

Everyone falls now and then. But did you know that among older adults one out of every five falls can lead to a severe injury, like a broken bone or head injury? And when you fall once, you are much more likely to fall again, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Your environment can trip you up. Things that have n [...]

Helping Women Stay Healthy

Posted on Sep 30th 2016 by Florida Blue

You eat right. You stay active. You get enough sleep. Your health is on track, right? Still, it’s good to be on the lookout for some common health conditions that can affect women. Read on, and call your doctor if you have concerns. Heart Disease You may thin [...]

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