Tag: health

 

Suntans Fade, but the Sun’s Effects Last a Lifetime

Suntans Fade, but the Sun’s Effects Last a Lifetime

Odds are we all know someone who has been affected by skin cancer. More than 1 million Americans are diagnosed with it each year, according to the American Cancer Society, including almost 60,000 people with melanoma — the most serious type. To avoid becoming one of these statistics, it’s important to know how to stay […]
The CSA in Your Back Yard: This Garden Comes in a Box

The CSA in Your Back Yard: This Garden Comes in a Box

he Produce Box is at the forefront of the sustainable food movement spreading across the state. The Raleigh-based, family-owned company supports 40 North Carolina farms by getting their goods in consumers’ hands.
You Don’t Snooze, You Lose: 20 Sleep Tips for #BetterSleepMonth

You Don’t Snooze, You Lose: 20 Sleep Tips for #BetterSleepMonth

With more than half of Americans between the ages of 25-55 struggling to sleep at night, and more research pointing to the dangers of sleep debt for any age, it’s safe to say sleep — or lack therof – has big consequences, both for our health and well-being. From higher risk of obesity to the […]
Need a Breather? 5 Ways to De-Stress at Work

Need a Breather? 5 Ways to De-Stress at Work

Stress is everywhere, but it doesn't have to control you. Our on-site wellness coach shares five ways you can de-stress at work.
Weight Loss in the Real World: Words of Inspiration from our 5 Ton Challenge Weight Warriors

Weight Loss in the Real World: Words of Inspiration from our 5 Ton Challenge Weight Warriors

Our Weight Warriors offer you some great inspiration on how to lose weight and share their struggles and hopes.
Obesity: New Focus on Prevention and a Live Webcast January 7, 2014

Obesity: New Focus on Prevention and a Live Webcast January 7, 2014

Tune in for a webcast live Jan. 7th beginning at 12:30 p.m., the Institute of Medicine's Roundtable on Obesity Solutions featuring our own Dr. Don Bradley.
The 5 Ton Challenge: Our Employees Tipping the Scales in the Right Direction

The 5 Ton Challenge: Our Employees Tipping the Scales in the Right Direction

As a company, we lost a jaw dropping 19,618 pounds--and we're immensely proud of every pound and every step taken.
Desk to 5k: Anyone Can Do It

Desk to 5k: Anyone Can Do It

At BCBSNC we’re known for our dedication to improving the health of North Carolinians — and for our commitment to starting “at home.” One way we do that is by helping our employees live healthier lives. Our focus on health and wellness in the workplace has been recognized by the the Triangle Business Journal as […]
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.