Breast cancer has dominated my adult life. My mom was diagnosed when she was 47, and I was 19. She fought a courageous battle for seven years but passed away from this terrible disease right before her 54th birthday. My grandmother also had breast cancer earlier in her life. Since losing my mom, I have been through varying levels of anxiety at the thought of getting and fighting this disease mysel [...]

Florida Blue really strives to give our members tools and information to help make the right decisions when it comes to your health. One way we are further improving delivery of information is by providing it in the language you are comfortable with. As Florida has such a high Hispanic market, it only made sense to improve our Spanish website and provide even more information for your convenience. [...]

Adroit students of the US healthcare system understand that its long-term viability requires significant change.  Curing the system’s ills requires significant change from key stakeholders -- from payors, physicians and hospitals to large and small employers, from brokers/agents to individual customers and patients. The revolution, if you will, to create cost-effective, quality-oriented, consumer- [...]

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and it is all about spreading one simple, powerful message: Early breast cancer detection and prompt treatment saves lives The size of breast cancer and how far [...]

The simple answer is innovation … in the way we deliver and pay for care. But as The Blueprint for a Healthier Florida 2013, produced by the [...]

If you were tuned into your favorite national news broadcast on October 1, 2013, chances are you may have seen our Chair and CEO, Pat Geraghty, being interviewed about the Affordable Care Act and the opening of the health insurance marketplaces. Pat was asked by MSNBC, [...]

Did you know that your gut is a bacterial battlefield? Did you know that the road to wellness is paved with good intestines?  Your intestines are home to about 100 trillion microorganisms (10 times more than the number of cells in your body) and over 400 [...]

The opening of the health insurance Marketplaces this week signifies a very historic moment in US health care system. These Marketplaces give access to health insurance for millions of Americans.  While some people may be on top of what’s happening in health care, most of us are still confused by what will happen when. Check out the presentation below, [...]

Healthy Meal Ideas for Toddlers

Posted on Sep 30th 2013 by

A toddler is a term used to refer to “those who toddle” or babies becoming kids between one and four years of age. My almost two year old is toddling, but she’s also running, jumping and generally all over the place (sometimes with more grace and speed than I have). Figuring out what to feed such an amazing little person developing at this rate can [...]

Earlier this month, Samsung beat Apple and others in introducing the first highly anticipated smartwatch, which tech analysts quickly trashed. One simply asked, how smart can a smartwatch be and will the smartwatch make you healthier? The critics were missing the point tha [...]

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