Tag Archives: social media

Your new weight-loss tool can be found on your smartphone

Social media sites like Instagram and Twitter aren’t just great ways to keep in touch with friends and family, they can also supply exactly the support, instruction and inspiration you need if you’re trying to work out more, eat healthier…


#HealthyMurr: BCBSM social media manager David Murray begins his pursuit of healthiness

Our new Social Media Manager, David Murray, is putting himself up as a healthy guinea pig by documenting his healthy lifestyle journey.


Michigan health experts on twitter

The informational airways have shifted from originating out of television, radio, and print to the internet platforms of social media, i.e. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.  When it comes to real-time news and information, it seems that Twitter specifically has surpassed…


‘Unreal’: Ann Arbor ALS swimmers break world record for 2-way English Channel crossing

A couple of weeks ago, we wrote about a group of six Michigan women who were attempting to break the world record for a two-way crossing of the English Channel in a bid to raise money for ALS research. Well,…

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Michigan ALS swimmers are live-Tweeting their attempt at English Channel record

Earlier this year, we wrote about a group of six Michigan women who were training to break the world record for the fastest two-way relay swim of the English Channel  while raising money to fight Lou Gehrig’s disease. Well, the…

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A Storify recap of the #MakeThePlay school assembly with Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford

After 40 videos submitted and 24,000 votes cast, one student, Hailey Samples, squeaked out the victory in our “Make the Play For Healthy Habits” video contest. By putting her tips for how kids can maintain healthy habits on video, her…

A Healthier Michigan Bids Adieu to Social Media Maven Shannon Paul

Farewells are part of life. The warmest farewells leave the door open, and a light burning on the front porch. So it is, as we at ahealthiermichigan.org and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan bid farewell to our friend, teacher,…

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Interested in Pinterest? Here Are 6 Must-Follow Fitness Boards

If you aren’t already on Pinterest pinning your favorite recipes, workouts or quotes, you have probably at least heard of the latest social media craze. It’s become a great way of discovering fitness blogs or the latest in health and…


CriticCar Detroit Aims to Spotlight City’s Arts Scene After Winning Journalism Contest

An idea to use a vehicle pimped out with technology to record the perspectives of ordinary people taking in Detroit’s vibrant arts scene is $80,000 closer to reality after winning a national competition to find innovative ways to strengthen local…

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