There are a lot of health and wellness websites that discuss the topic of sleep and how important it is. Good sleep habits are essential to overall health and performance. Here are 10 things you can do to improve your sleep habits, and catch the ZZZs you need. 1. Keep a regular sleep schedule, even on the weekends. 2. Develop a relaxing pre-sleep routine, like a warm shower or [...]

Christine's wakeup call came the day she got the results from her personal health assessment test. Not only was she a smoker, but also had a family history of heart disease and diabetes. Those items combined lead her on the journey of taking health matters into her own hands. This is her story. [...]

Florida Blue launched a new health care reform website, dedicated to helping you understand the changing health care landscape and what you may need to do. As a new Florida Blue employee, I am also learning my way around the topic of health care reform a [...]

One of the best things about working at the Sarasota Florida Blue Center is that you can see how you are making a positive impact on someone’s health and wellness – sometimes in nontraditional ways. Recently, we hosted an event with staff from the Community Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.  When I was speaking with Jenna DeLorey from The Senior [...]

A key to heart healthy eating is choosing foods that are low in sodium. The current recommendation is to limit daily salt intake to 2,300 milligrams, or approximately a teaspoon of table salt. It’s probably not surprising to hear that most Americans consume more sodium than recommended. But what may surpris [...]

My career at Florida Blue began in 1998.  I was hired as a supervisor in the South Geographic Business Unit.  When Easter rolled around in 1999, my team and I started talking about what fun activity we could do and we decided it would be nice if we did something to help the Jacksonville community. I had been involved in community service [...]

A career at Florida Blue is all about finding the best solutions in the pursuit of health, not only for ourselves, but also for our families, neighbors and communities. That's why we're constantly seeking individuals with new ideas and fresh perspectives—people who share our passion and want to be partners in this pursuit. We are now hiring for [...]

The new health care reform law, the Affordable Care Act, brings a lot of changes, and we know you probably have a lot of questions. Florida Blue is here to help you understand what's new, and what it means to you. We have created a video to better help explain what the new health care reform law is all about. [...]

The health care reform law, the Affordable Care Act, was passed by Congress in March of 2010. It brings a lot of changes and it can be confusing. Florida Blue is here to help you understand what it means and to help you make the right health care decisions for your family or your business.  Part of what makes this law seem so confusing is all of the [...]

You might have heard about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the health care reform law that goes into effect on January 1, 2014.  The ACA means big changes in how health care is administered in our country and how many Americans will be impacted, as consumers, receiving needed health care.  We created an ebook t [...]