At Florida Blue, we understand that maintaining good health begins with the ability to read, write and comprehend letters and numbers. This is why we are supporting Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! January 13-17, 2014. Celebrate Lite [...]

This time of year can be very stressful. The traveling and holiday shopping crowds can raise our blood pressure and make us flustered. Sometimes, seasonal stress can sap the joy right out of this festive time! Personally, I don’t’ want to sweat the small stuff, so I consulted one of [...]

You might see yourself in the same “before” state as the members who were interviewed recently in a video about their knee replacement surgery at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville. If you have struggled with your mobility, inched your way up stairs one painful step at a time, or simply given up doing the things you love to do because of knee pain, you should know that Florida Blue has a special arrangem [...]

What’s Your Time Budget?

Posted on Dec 13th 2013 by Jefferson Croy

Have you noticed that meetings, conference calls, and social engagements do not get missed if they are on your calendar? What is it about tasks that are placed on our calendars that make them much more likely to get done than large goals, that we sincerely want to accomplish but never get started? Perhaps it is the commitment of the small step of writing on a page that gets scheduled activities to [...]

Diabetes, which is often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, is a group of diseases where a person has high blood glucose  or blood sugar. It is either caused because the production of  insulin is inadequate, or because the body's cells don't respond properly to insulin, or in some cases, bot [...]

Your home is your castle. It’s where you eat, play and raise your family — if the walls could talk, what would they say? You might be surprised about the “dirty“ secrets that may lurk within, such as pests, allergens, contaminants and other hazards that can lead to serious [...]

10 Healthy Holiday Gifts Ideas

Posted on Dec 3rd 2013 by Florida Blue

Who needs candy canes or restaurant gift cards when you can give the gift of health to family and friends on your list—without breaking the bank? Here are 10  healthy holiday gift ideas. [...]

On November 14th, the Federal Government announced new guidelines that now give individuals who buy their own insurance, the option to keep their existing Florida Blue health plan. If you have an individual plan and you like it, [...]

Thanksgiving is a time to be your family, give thanks, laugh and cook delightful dishes that you've been waiting for all year! The social media team at Florida Blue thought it would be great if we shared some of our favorite side dishes we like to make for our family members. We also would LOVE if you shared your recipes too, so comment below and let us know what you whip up for Thanksgiving! [...]

The words ‘food truck’ and ‘healthy food’ do not always go together. Food trucks are the latest rave for restaurateurs offering an alternative to diners who want to experience a new type of “to-go” food.  So who would think a food truck sponsored by a health solutions company would have a place at a football game?  Florida Blue does.  The company believes that healthy food is a key ingredient to b [...]