Cancer Awareness

The ins and outs of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

This blog post is part of #HealthyMe, a personalized web experience based on your health and wellness goals. To sign up today, visit http://www.ahealthiermichigan.org/healthyme   March is colorectal cancer awareness month and it’s as important as ever to keep your bowels healthy. Colorectal cancer is the…

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LaughFest clean comedians chuckle for good health

LaughFest 2014 is here. The 10-day festival kicks off this Thursday, March 6th in Grand Rapids. This year, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is sponsoring the Clean Comedy Showcase series. A two-day comedic set, the Clean Comedy Showcase offers…

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We Bree-Lieve in the power of donating blood

It can be hard to really see where your blood donations will go and who they will impact, yet that notion helps individuals understand the necessity and implications of their good deed. For example, Bree, who is a little girl…

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New study links poor sleep to cancer cell growth

This blog post is part of #HealthyMe, a personalized web experience based on your health and wellness goals. To sign up today, visit http://www.ahealthiermichigan.org/healthyme   Catching some sleep can be more difficult than it seems, especially when you factor in work responsibilities, family and stress….

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4th Annual LaughFest returns to Grand Rapids with big names to benefit Gilda’s Club

LaughFest in Grand Rapids kicks off in just less than two months, from March 6 to March 16th across West Michigan. The lineup features big names like Jim Gaffigan, Chris Rock, Lily Tomlin and Jay Leno. Tickets are now on…

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Half of the women diagnosed with cervical cancer have missed this exam. Did you schedule yours?

This blog post is part of #HealthyMe, a personalized web experience based on your health and wellness goals. To sign up today, visit http://www.ahealthiermichigan.org/healthyme   Ladies, this one’s for you. I know going to see your doctor for a pelvic exam can be annoying, uncomfortable,…

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Be a supporting star: What to do for a friend dealing with cancer

At some point in many people’s lives, they will find out a loved one—be it a family member or good friend—has cancer. Yet at the same time, many of us are unfamiliar with how to appropriately handle hearing that diagnosis….

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West Michigan Executive Movember Shave-Off

All of the men are clean-shaven once again. We have wrapped up another successful year of #ShoYoMo and Movember support at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. If you recall, we announced at the beginning of November that even our…

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Grow it. Show it. Support it. & win MSU tickets

The month may soon be over, but the ‘staches are still growing strong! We want to see what you’ve got. Show us your moustache and support men’s health for a chance to attend the November 30 Michigan State University versus…

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