Stress Managed

Posted on Feb 27th 2012 by Florida Blue

Loren was having a normal day when something went amiss. She was rushed to the emergency roomwith chest pains and later found that she had experienced a coronary occlusion. What surprised her was that she had always been in good health, was fairly young and did not have a history of cardiac problems. After being discharged, Loren’s husband, concerned for her welfare, called Blue Cross to better un [...]

The Art of Excellence

Posted on Feb 13th 2012 by Kate Warnock

  What starts as a formless mass has its own potential.   The potential to be something [...]

“Don’t worry – help is on the way.” This simple sentence must have sounded like a life preserver being thrown to a drowning person. Indeed, Dr. Frank Santamaria, administering to the needs of a patient suffering from severe difficulties with breathing, was able to provide the patient his first night’s rest in months.  The next morning, not only was the patient feeling better, his wife was e [...]

Halloween Recipes

Posted on Oct 28th 2011 by Florida Blue

Halloween is just around the corner and our very own chef-in-residence, Shelby Brethour, has come up with some amazing Halloween recipes that are fast and fun to make. By day, Shelby works hard at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida. By [...]

Yoga - A Journey

Posted on Oct 17th 2011 by Florida Blue

With close to 11 million Americans practicing it, yoga is certainly a fitness routine that has captured our nation. From flexibility to strength, the many benefits of yoga [...]

Know Before You Go

Posted on Oct 12th 2011 by Florida Blue

If you’ve ever been asked to go for a diagnostic procedure by your doctor or have been referred to a specialist, you know how mind-boggling it can be to locate and understand the true cost of these services. We are excited to announce our new “Know Before Y [...]

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Our team was in desperate need for some new workout routines. We tried the always fun [...]

As the world changes, we are all responsible for making our own complex health decisions. BCBSF is developing digital capabilities for the purpose of empowering you to take charge of this by putting the tools you [...]

Embrace a Healthy Florida

Posted on Sep 9th 2011 by Florida Blue

Did you know that in Florida, 33.1% of children ages 10-17 are overweight or obese? This means Florida has a higher percentage of childhood obesity than the [...]

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