5 Steps to Breathing Easier

Posted on Dec 8th 2015 by Florida Blue

There’s nothing like a breath of fresh air. But for the almost 15 million adults diagnosed with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), approximately [...]

Brighten the season with this festive parfait. Refreshing, easy to make, and low in calories, your family and guests will be convinced that healthy holiday treats can still taste yummy! Ingredients: 1 quart low-fat vanilla ice cream 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tablespoon water Light whip [...]

For most families, life is more stressful in the last two months of the year. Extra entertaining, baking, shopping, errands, concerts, and parties are squeezed into already busy schedules. But with a little planning, you can bring back the importance of family time at the holidays: Family game night. Spend at least one night during the holidays with the TV off an [...]

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 [...]

CliniSanitas is a new group of medical centers located in the Miami area. Locations include Doral, Kendall and Miami Lakes. They offer a wide array of services all in one place. These medical services include: Primary Care Doctors Specialty Care Walk-ins or Urg [...]

Start your fall with our latest member newsletter. From  healthy holiday treats to exploring events near you, we have some great tips on taking good care of your health. See below for news and tips you can use in your pursuit of health. [...]

There are lots of reasons to get your health statements online: itʼs convenient, searchable and available 24/7. Your health statement is a monthly summary of medical and prescription claims that have been processed under your health insurance if youʼve incurred any claims. Each statement includes valuable information: Your year-to-date health plan spending and savings The deduct [...]

Florida Blue is once again hosting our 5-week series Nutritious You From Blue to provide you with comprehensive nutrition education. The class meets from 10-11 a.m. each Monday from June 1 through June 29 at each of the Florida Blue Centers. This nutritional series is open to Florida Blue members as well as the general public [...]

Florida Blue and Tampa Bay Integrated Healthcare Network (TBIH) announced today the launch of an accountable care program to improve the quality and efficiency of patient care in the Tampa Bay area. An accountable care program allows an insurer to collaborate with a network of providers, sharing in the medical and financial responsibility for a group of patients. The coordination of [...]

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Medical Association (AMA) are working together on a new initiative, Prevent Diabetes STAT, to raise awareness of prediabetes as part of an effort to prevent type 2 diabetes in the United States. Prediabetes means a person’s blood glucose (sugar) level is higher than normal, but not high enough yet to be diagnosed as diabetes. Ty [...]