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Michigan: It’s Time To #GoRedForWomen

With heart disease being the leading cause of death for women, the American Heart Association wants you to “go red” this February to show your support for the cause. The entire month of February is set aside for American Heart…

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Riding the Luge and Celebrating 30 Years at the Muskegon Winter Sports Complex (With Video)

With a single push, the sled started its descent down an 850-foot icy track – with me at the helm. The next 19 seconds were a mix of gripping tight to the luge sled’s handles, attempting to remember the detailed…

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Mid-Michigan: Get Ready to Move With the Winter Warm Up, Featuring the Blues Community Challenge

Getting mid-Michigan residents moving and “choosing health” is the goal of the 2015 Winter Warm Up. Community Partners in Health of Lansing (CPHLansing) is presenting the free eight-week program, which is sponsored in part by Blue Cross Blue Shield of…

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Meet the Tigers During Their Annual Winter Caravan

Can’t wait for spring training to get your baseball fix? Meet your favorite Detroit players during their annual winter caravan, happening this Thursday and Friday, Jan. 22 and 23. Tigers President, Chief Executive Officer and General Manager David Dombrowski, Vice…

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#HealthyMe: Laughing at Winter in Snowshoes

If you can’t beat the snow, play in it. The idea that the bounty of winter weather we’ve had in Grand Rapids and Michigan as a whole should be celebrated, not complained about, led me to a recent date with…

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebrations Planned for West, Northern Michigan

There are many ways to celebrate, honor, and remember the legacy of civil rights icon, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who would have been 86 this year. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is sponsoring events in Detroit and a…

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Celebrate Winter at the Plymouth Ice Festival

It may be cold out there, but instead of fighting it, embrace it! Head over to the Plymouth Ice Festival Friday, Jan. 9, through Sunday, Jan. 11, at Kellogg Park in downtown Plymouth. Blue Care Network is a sponsor of…

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23 Michigan Communities with More Famous Counterparts

If you’re from one of these villages, townships, or cities in Michigan, you might dread the small talk obligation of answering where you’re from. Or, maybe you love seeing the confused look on people’s faces when you tell them you…

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Give Back with Volunteer Opportunities All Over Michigan

The holiday season puts a lot of people in a charitable mood. And not only is volunteering beneficial for your community, it’s also full of health benefits. People who volunteer have lower signs of depressions, lower mortality rates and better…

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