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Supporting our Seniors Amid COVID-19

In the midst of COVID-19, many North Carolina seniors are facing social isolation and food insecurity. We partner with Meals on Wheels to deliver meals and smiles.

4 min read | Community Health, Community Partners, Investments, Public Health Challenges

Top 5 Misconceptions About Type 2 Diabetes Reversal

Despite the myth that type 2 diabetes is a life-long disease with little hope for recovery, reversal is possible. You can reverse your diabetes with personalized nutrition and consistent support.

3 min read | Healthy Lifestyle, Health Conditions

3 tips for coping with chronic illness

Knowing how to cope with chronic illness can be difficult. If you struggle with a medical condition, here are three tips to help you manage your illness and maintain your quality of life.

4 min read | Healthy Lifestyle, Health Conditions

How to support a loved one recently diagnosed with cancer

When Margaux was diagnosed with cancer, she quickly learned what kinds of support from loved ones were most helpful. Here she shares ideas on how to be there for a friend or family member who is recently diagnosed--and a few things not to do.

4 min read | Health Conditions

How to support a loved one recently diagnosed with cancer

When Margaux was diagnosed with cancer, she quickly learned what kinds of support from loved ones were most helpful. Here she shares ideas on how to be there for a friend or family member who is recently diagnosed--and a few things not to do.

4 min read | Healthy Lifestyle, Health Conditions

Six surprising ways hiking can improve your mental health

We all know that hiking has benefits for our physical health. But the mental health benefits are powerful, and they might surprise you.

Healthy Lifestyle, Fitness, Mental Health

10 ways to support loved ones with chronic health conditions

It can be hard to know how to support someone with a chronic illness, or what to say to a friend struggling with health issues. Here are a few tips.

2 min read | Healthy Lifestyle, Health Conditions

Why you should quit dieting — and how to ditch it for good

A piece of advice from a Certified Personal Trainer: Diets don't work. Not only are they too restrictive and unsustainable for most people, but they can also be unhealthy. Here's what to do instead.

5 min read | Healthy Lifestyle, Fitness, Nutrition

Struggle, Progress and Strength: Recognizing Black History Month at Blue Cross NC

For Blue Cross NC, this Black History Month comes less than a year after we’ve welcomed Dr. Tunde Sotunde, the first Black CEO and president in our company’s 88-year history. It's a moment for reflection on the “struggling and striving” we’ve seen.

3 min read | Life at Blue Cross NC

Struggle, Progress and Strength: Recognizing Black History Month at Blue Cross NC

For Blue Cross NC, this Black History Month comes less than a year after we’ve welcomed Dr. Tunde Sotunde, the first Black CEO and president in our company’s 88-year history. It's a moment for reflection on the “struggling and striving” we’ve seen.

3 min read | Life at Blue Cross NC

A fourth grader needed help. One Blue Cross NC employee stepped up.

Blue Cross NC employee Mike Restaino is passionate about helping North Carolinians lead healthier lives. In his free time, he helps fourth grader Zaquan navigate virtual learning to help set him up for a bright future.

3 min read | Life at Blue Cross NC, Employee Spotlights

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Our Work Doesn’t Stop!

At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, we can't fulfill our mission to improve the health and well-being of our customers and communities without explicitly addressing disparities and health inequities.

1 min read | Industry Perspectives, Life at Blue Cross NC, Thought Leadership

The 4 basics your HR staff should know for creating employee health empowerment

An unhealthy workforce can lead to an ailing company. Here are a few tips to help your employees make informed choices about their health and health care.

4 min read | Life at Blue Cross NC