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5 Healthy Halloween Hacks Your Kids Will Never Suspect

5 Healthy Halloween Hacks Your Kids Will Never Suspect

The scariest thing about Halloween isn’t just the costumes or the walking around in the dark. For many families it marks the beginning of unhealthy holiday eating for everyone involved (don’t pretend you haven’t  piliaged your kids’ candy stashes). But it doesn’t have to be that way. Sure, you can’t avoid what other people will […]
How to Start a #HealthyConversation

How to Start a #HealthyConversation

Our health is intensely personal. Yet it doesn’t exist in a vacuum. Which is why having “healthy” conversations – the kind where you talk about your health – are so important.If you have a family history of heart disease, cancer or diabetes, you need a healthy conversation. If you want to help a friend who’s […]
TGIM – Thank Goodness it’s… Monday?

TGIM – Thank Goodness it’s… Monday?

More and more people actually look forward to the distraction work can bring to escape stress at home. It’s true! In fact, a recent study, When Work Becomes A Haven From Stress At Home, showed that participants’ cortisol levels, a hormone released in response to stress, spiked more when at home than at work.
Walking with Dinosaurs in Durham to Promote Outdoor Play

Walking with Dinosaurs in Durham to Promote Outdoor Play

For generations, kids and adults alike have found adventure in the 86-acre grounds of the Museum of Life and Science in Durham. Filled with amazing plants, animals, and the errant dinosaur or two, it’s something of an institution. When my son was a toddler, he called it the “dinosaur place” and it’s always been a […]
BCBSNC Makes Family Coverage Available for All Legally Married Couples & Domestic Partners in ACA Plans

BCBSNC Makes Family Coverage Available for All Legally Married Couples & Domestic Partners in ACA Plans

BCBSNC was in the news recently because our ACA plans did not offer family coverage for married same-sex couples or domestic partners. We received some criticism for that decision. We deserved it. We’re committed to serving all North Carolinians, and our decision to delay family coverage for these customers was inconsistent with that commitment. Today, […]
11 Ways to Make it a Healthy Holiday Season

11 Ways to Make it a Healthy Holiday Season

The holidays are rife with temptation... and stress! Dr. Brian Caveney has some great tips for avoiding some of the pitfalls of holiday feasting and gathering.