It’s my favorite time of year… football season! It was definitely one of the biggest professional cha [...]

A Family that Eats Together

Posted on Oct 3rd 2012 by Chef DeJuan

Chef DeJuan I am a chef, so it may surprise you to hear that it is incredibly difficult [...]

You said what?

Posted on Sep 25th 2012 by Dr. Carm

Getting the most out of any personal interaction, whether it be shopping for a car, groceries, new shoes (YEAH!), or a visit to the doctor’s office depends on several important steps. [...]

Ah, Pinterest! If you seem to enter a time warp every time you visit the site (where does the time go?), do we have a contest for you! To celebrate your health and the start of one of the prettiest seasons in Florida, we are pleased to announce our first ever Pinterest contest, "Fall into Healthy Habits." The rules are simple, fu [...]

Meet Dr. Carm

Posted on Sep 19th 2012 by Kate Warnock

Not long ago, we heard an employee say that a wellness session led by  Florida Blue medical director, Dr. Carmella Sebastian, was so informative (and hysterical!) that she and the other attendees talked about it for days. Informative and hysterical? We had to learn more. Luckily, after the social media team met personally with Dr. Sebastian, we got so much more than an interview—we pick [...]

Here at Florida Blue, nurses are some of our favorite people. Whether they act as skilled guides in helping our members improve their health, coordinate care or simply listen with a compassionate ear, nurses help our company fulfill its mission of helping people and communities achieve better health. When we opened our Florida Blue Centers [...]

Breastfeeding: One Mom's Story

Posted on Sep 12th 2012 by sarah

I am a breastfeeding advocate. The one, maybe only, thing I was sure of as I prepared to have a baby was that I wanted to breastfeed. I had daydreams of my baby and me cuddling in a sunny corner, me gazing lovingly into his eyes as he nursed happily away. Those dreams have since become a reality, but it wasn’t without a lot of tears, hard work, anxiety, a super-supportive husband and the help of t [...]

Just what is that Florida Blue Center you may drive past or walk by each day? Well, in a nutshell, it is a place you can go to help you make sense of health care, whether you’re a Florida Blue member or not. Our website describes all the features of the Centers, but at the heart of each location are the people who work there. In this and in fu [...]

I was an obese child. I often wondered why my parents fed me the way that they did. One day, after the fat was gone, my mother and I were looking through a photo album. There I was as a baby, completely naked.  Funny thing was, I was skinny.  Not “kid with malnutrition” skinny, but very thin. I said, “Look at me! I was a thin baby. What happened?” Mom said, “Oh, I was so upset with you being skinn [...]

It Takes a Village

Posted on Aug 28th 2012 by Kate Warnock

“It doesn’t matter what you’ve heard, impossible is not a word; it’s just a reason for someone not to try.” Every email sent by Felicia Hardaway, principal of North Shore Elementary in Jacksonville, is tagged with that inspirational quote. If there is a single word to captur [...]

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