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How to find a therapist if you’ve never had one before

Eighteen months into the pandemic, mental health support is in high demand. If you're thinking about reaching out for support, here are some ideas on how to get started finding a therapist.

Insurance Education

COVID pills are here. Here’s what you need to know about antiviral treatments.

The new pills offer an important layer of defense for high-risk patients—those whose age or health conditions make them vulnerable to severe illness. Here's what you need to know about Paxlovid and molnupiravir.

Healthy Lifestyle, Coronavirus

How to stay motivated to exercise (10 tips for long-term success)

Certified personal trainer Michelle Rogers shares expert tips to help you stick with your exercise plan.

Healthy Lifestyle, Fitness

Feel better today: Exercise provides a powerful boost to mental health

Even small amounts of exercise can make a big difference. Here’s what to do and how much.

Fitness

Feel better today: Exercise provides a powerful boost to mental health

Even small amounts of exercise can make a big difference. Here’s what to do and how much.

Healthy Lifestyle, Fitness, Mental Health

Teen makes miraculous recovery after losing the ability to walk, talk and eat

After developing post-COVID encephalitis, a rare complication causing swelling on the brain, 14-year-old Micah Hullum became unresponsive. His mother, Keosha Street, prayed for a miracle. She got one.

Coronavirus

Join us for a 5-day challenge to walk 10 minutes each day

Certified Personal Trainer Michelle Rogers is leading a five-day Walking Challenge, starting on April 18, 2022. Read more to find out how you can take part!

Healthy Lifestyle, Fitness

Kate’s 3D-printed bionic arm improved her health—and her confidence

Kate, who was born without her right forearm, made the decision to get a prosthetic as an adult. The 3D-printed "Hero Arm" has improved her health, but it's also transformed the way she interacts with others. Read more about her journey.

Healthy Lifestyle

Blue Cross NC nurse saves a life over the phone

Cheryl Propst is one of about 350 Blue Cross NC nurses. When a member called in with signs of a stroke, Cheryl took action to save his life.

Employee Spotlights

Blue Cross NC nurse saves a life over the phone

Cheryl Propst is one of about 350 Blue Cross NC nurses. When a member called in with signs of a stroke, Cheryl took action to save his life.

Life at Blue Cross NC, Employee Spotlights

It’s like wearing a neon sign announcing “I’m a cancer survivor”

Robin Winters felt like she had a neon sign over her head announcing to the world that she had breast cancer. She tried to hide it, until one day she learned to embrace what it meant to be a survivor. Now she helps others find that strength in themselves.

Life at Blue Cross NC, Employee Spotlights

How to be an Ally to Indigenous People this American Indian Heritage Month

November is Indian American Heritage Month. Here are three ways to be an ally to indigenous people, from Blue Cross NC's tribal liaison.

Life at Blue Cross NC

Honoring Hispanic Heritage at Blue Cross NC

As Hispanic Heritage Month comes to a close, we reflect on what we are doing to make health care better for North Carolina's Hispanic communities, not just in October but all year round.

Life at Blue Cross NC