The Miami Heat are giants on the court, but did you know they're heroes off it? Florida Blue has enjoyed a long relationship with The Heat, and support their community outreach efforts including teaching kids how to swim and be water safe. This year we were honored to help them open their ninth [...]

I read an article recently and it prompted me to do something funny at my desk: I held my right arm out to the side, twisted it as far as it would go, and had a good look at my skin on the underside. Yep, it was several shades paler than the topside, it was nice and smooth (working on the "t [...]

Over the next few weeks, we’re going to be highlighting some of the people doing great work in Florida’s communities that make us #FloridaProud. To share your stories of people and organizations that make you Florida Proud, write a comment o [...]

#FloridaProud

Posted on May 25th 2012 by Florida Blue

At Florida Blue, we’re inspired by the work that our neighbors (like you!) do in local communities. From mentoring children, to working with at-risk families and providing care for those in need, we admire the commitment you show in your community every day. These actions make us #FloridaProud. We are #FloridaProud about the organizations we’re featuring in this week’s blog. But we want to hear f [...]

What Moves Us

Posted on May 18th 2012 by Florida Blue

How do Florida Blue employees pursue their health? The social media team had an opportunity to ask just that at the recent Diversity Expo, part of a larger Diversity Conference held at the Jacksonville campus each year. Each employee had a unique answer to the question “What do you do in the pursuit of health?” [...]

Sunny Day - #FloridaProud

Posted on May 11th 2012 by Florida Blue

When we were planning our latest television commercial, we started to think about not just what we do, but what we believe in.  Like all members of Florida’s communities, we’re proud of where we come from and we’re even prouder of the people we work with. Over the next few weeks, check back here for information about innovative nonprofit organizations we think are making a real difference in the [...]

There’s more than one way to work out, and for those looking for a more intense exercise routine, CrossFit might be a solution. Founded in 2000 by Greg Glassman, CrossFit has gained a large following with over 3,000 affiliated gyms in the US and worldwide. Due to its word-of-mouth popularity, Reebok has been sponsoring the CrossFit Games since 2007 to see w [...]

Florida may be better known for its beaches and golf courses, but it’s also a runners’ paradise. Walt Disney World held the seventh largest marathon in the US in 2011, according to Running USA’s 2011 Annual Marathon Report.  Further, the state was home to two of the world’s biggest half-marathons in the same year. For Floridians ye [...]

Meet the New Florida Blue

Posted on Apr 28th 2012 by Florida Blue

We’re changing to fit the needs of all Floridians. But it’s not just about our name. It’s about our renewed commitment to all of our customers and all Floridians. [...]

Eating right is hard, exercising is tough, and sticking to a diet can sometimes seem impossible. Finding the right healthy living routine, rather than just picking a diet off the shelf, can often make this process less of a challenge. While many of us live a healthy lifestyle, or are making efforts to improve our routines, obesity remains a serious problem in our state. Florida is ranked 29t [...]

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