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Prevention

Laurie’s Healthy Blue Living Story: Living the life imagined

Our Blue Care Network Healthy Blue Living program just turned 5! To celebrate the state’s first HMO plan that rewards customers for making better health choices…

Resourceful Refundee: How should you spend your income tax refund?
Community

Infographic: How to Spend Your Income Tax Refund Wisely

If the mere thought of your income tax refund is burning a hole in your pocket, stop and think about ways you can actually use that money to improve your…

Prevention

A Holistic Approach to Health

Our Blue Care Network Healthy Blue Living program just turned 5! To celebrate the state’s first HMO plan that rewards customers for making better health choices…

Mind

Finding That “Ah-Ha!” Moment

Our Blue Care Network Healthy Blue Living program just turned 5! To celebrate the state’s first HMO plan that rewards customers for making better health choices…

Prevention

What You Need To Know About: Blood Sugar and Diabetes

This is the final entry in a six part series brought to you by Healthy Blue LivingSM, a highly successful health care plan that rewards people who commit to…

Prevention

What You Need To Know About: Tobacco

This is the fifth entry in a six part series brought to you by Healthy Blue LivingSM, a highly successful health care plan that rewards people who commit to…

Prevention

What You Need To Know About: Healthy Weight

This is the fourth entry in a six part series brought to you by Healthy Blue LivingSM, a highly successful health care plan that rewards people who commit to…

Prevention

What You Need To Know About: Cholesterol

This is the third entry in a six part series brought to you by Healthy Blue LivingSM, a highly successful health care plan that rewards people who commit to…

Mind

What You Need To Know About: Depression

This is the second entry in a six part series brought to you by Healthy Blue LivingSM, a highly successful health care plan that rewards people who commit to…

Prevention

What You Need To Know About: High Blood Pressure

This is the first entry in a six part series brought to you by Healthy Blue LivingSM, a highly successful health care plan that rewards people who commit to…

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Community

Keep Your Thumb Green This Winter with Indoor Gardening!

Gardening is America’s number one hobby and it’s no wonder why – many claim health benefits ranging from lowering cholesterol to keeping gardeners looking and…

Food and Recipes

The Super Market Shuffle: 5 Tips for Healthy Eating on a Budget

Eating healthy starts with the foods you bring home to your families, but healthy meals and inexpensive eating aren’t necessarily one and the same.

Fitness

Dance off Your Holiday Weight!

Spice up your exercise regimen with dance and have a blast while blasting that holiday weight! Dancing is a great total body workout. It’s a fun combination of…

Fitness

Stay Healthy and Embrace the Winter Wonderland

The holiday season is almost over, and it’s hard not to notice all the food you’ve consumed in the past few weeks and the leftovers in the kitchen.

Community

Shop for Yourself—and Your Health!

You’ve been to the crowded malls, you’ve spent endless hours shopping online and you’ve gift-wrapped everything just right. Now that you’re done shopping for…

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Fitness

Sweating Solo? 5 Benefits of Group Workouts

Incorporate friends, family and coworkers into your workout routine to hold you accountable.

Fitness

10 Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions in January are as common as houses with Christmas lights in December. Even with the right intentions, most people last until February but…

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Fitness

Equip Your Home to Workout Inside this Winter

Winter in Michigan can make it hard to exercise outdoors but maybe try taking your work out indoors this winter.

Mind

5 Great Holiday Stress Relievers

It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s often the most stressful time of the year as well. Gift buying, party after party…

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Fitness

Work Out Your Holiday Stress

Need to de-stress during the busy holiday season? Try a yoga class at a local studio.

Home and Family

Skip the Holiday Circus and Head to the Zoo

Take a break from the feisty shopping animals at the mall this holiday season and take your family to see the feisty (and cute) animals at the zoo.

Food and Recipes

How to Have a Very Vegan Thanksgiving

My husband and I made the decision to try going vegan for 30 days, and that was about 60 days ago now. We decided to stick with the vegan diet because we both…

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Fitness

#WellnessWeds: Worried About Diet Deprivation? Consider This Approach Instead

For this week's #WellnessWeds post we wanted to ask you what you think about fitness expert, Jackie Warner's add to lose approach to weight loss.

Food and Recipes

Late Summer Harvest: Tomato and Corn Salad Recipe

At this time of the year in Michigan corn and tomatoes are in season and plentiful! My favorite way to take advantage of this extra bounty is to make simple…

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