Did you know your mouth is full of bacteria? It’s true. No matter how well you brush, floss and rinse, more than 700 kinds of bacteria can be present. Some of the bacteria in your mouth are good. But too much of the bad bacteria can cause problems ranging from bad breath and cavities to issues in other parts of your body.  Mouth and Body Health: A Close Connection [...]

Whether you’re going to be 65 soon, or are Medicare eligible due to a disability, let us help you choose a Medicare plan that’s right for you. With over 70 years in the biz, we’ve got the health care experience to make your transition to Medicare a happy occasion. You have options we’ll lay them out for you. There’s no such thing as “one si [...]

Stacy had a year of big changes. She’d built a house of her own in her favorite neighborhood. She’d taken up hiking to get her health on track. She started taking those art classes she’d been thinking about. She was getting more serious with her boyfriend and expected to be engaged soon. On a roll and feeling great, Stacy decided to make another big change.  She decided to quit her [...]

Parents make decisions every day that they hope will keep their kids happy and healthy. What they eat. If they play an instrument or sport. Whether they need braces. Your child’s doctor can offer advice on a lot of important topics. One of the most vital is getting their vaccinations on time. Without vaccines, they’re not fully protected from certain serious illnesses. As a doct [...]

Public Health Alert: As of August 3, 2,671 cases of Hepatitis A have been reported in Florida in 2019. The counties with the most cases are: Brevard, Citrus, Glades, Hernando, Hillsborough, Lake, Liberty, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Okeechobee, Orange, Pasco, Pinellas, Sumter, Taylor and Volusia. [...]

The Florida Blue Foundation received the Outstanding Community Partner Award at the 2019 Florida Literacy Conference, which was held on May 1-3rd at the Daytona Beach Plaza Resort. Florida Blue has been a generous supporter and leader in promoting literacy and health literacy since it became the found [...]

Loneliness is a tricky emotion to understand. Maybe you feel like you’re lacking attachments you once had, or you’re facing something new like an unfamiliar school, town, job or other life change. Perhaps you feel like you don’t have anyone to share your feelings and experiences with. Or you feel unlovable – even if others don’t think so – and aren’t sure why. However it presents itself, loneli [...]

John was excited…and nervous. Up until now, the most he had to think about was figuring out what he was doing every weekend. But things just got real. John accepted his dream job in Florida. This meant moving a few states away from his parents, getting his own place and footing the whole bill for the first time in his life. He knew he’d have to pay for rent, a car and car insurance, uti [...]

Don't miss out on events at your Florida Blue Center. We welcome all Floridians! You don't have to be a member to get in on free events happening at your local Florida Blue Center. From health fairs and weekly wellness programs to special guest seminars, take advantage of these free events for you and your famil [...]

Calling all seniors! Wednesday, May 29, 2019, is National Senior Health and Fitness Day, and some of our Florida Blue Centers are getting in on the fun. National Senior Health and Fitness Day is a nationwide [...]

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