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Know Your Numbers For A Healthy Heart

February is most commonly known for the Valentine’s Day, The Superbowl and The Daytona 500, February is also dedicated to heart health. A leading cause of death for men and women Thanks to organizations like the American Heart Association and days like ‘Go Red for...

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Are you sick and tired, like me?

I’ve been sick a lot this winter. Minor stuff, but enough to be annoying and prevent me from being my best self. I may get a week or two of good health, but inevitably, I’ll start to feel a tickle in my throat or a pounding in my sinuses – tell-tale signs that I’m...

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6 ways to get more sleep

Chances are, you have had a bad night’s sleep at least once in your life. I recently came to understand the definition of “sleep deprived” once I became a mom.  I have had my fair share of sleepless nights and caffeine filled days while embracing...

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Urinary Incontinence: You Have Options

We’ve all seen the slightly awkward bladder control commercials on TV. But in reality, those ads are a pretty honest depiction of what it’s like to live with urinary incontinence. Losing control of a bodily function can feel isolating, but if you suffer from a bladder...

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Hike NC offers family fun on the trail

This summer we’re hosting a dozen hikes, in the Charlotte, Triad, Triangle and Asheville areas. Because summer is a time when families like to spend time together, our summer hikes are family-themed. For instance, on August 15, Ranger Lance Huss will lead a hike...

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A Day in the Life of a Social Media Intern

Before I started my summer internship at Blue Cross NC, I had a hard time imagining what my actual duties would look like. What would I be doing every day? Would my days always look the same? Would I actually learn anything that would help me in my career? In reality,...

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7 Hiking Tips to Beat the Heat this Summer

Yes, it’s warm out. OK, hot. But don’t let the beginning of summer keep you from continuing to hike. You just have to be smart about the heat, pick the right places to hike, and pick the right times to go. Hot hiking tips 1. Drink! Drink, drink, drink. Hydrate before...

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