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Get the facts about COVID-19 vaccines: five rumors debunked

Get the COVID vaccine when your turn comes up. It’s effective, safe, and our best chance to beat COVID-19.

3 min read | Coronavirus

What’s the difference between Medicare and Medicaid? Find out if you’re eligible

Learn the difference between these two programs, including who's eligible and what benefits each program provides.

4 min read | Insurance Education, Simplifying Care

3 tips for coping with chronic illness

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

Need last-minute ideas for celebrating Mother’s Day? Take a a hike your mother will like!

Adventure guide Joe Miller's top picks for a Mother's Day hike, including a meadow of flowering rhododendrons and a lodge tucked away in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Explore NC

Need last-minute ideas for celebrating Mother’s Day? Take a a hike your mother will like!

Adventure guide Joe Miller's top picks for a Mother's Day hike, including a meadow of flowering rhododendrons and a lodge tucked away in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Healthy Lifestyle, Explore NC

Seven Tips: Helping Children Overcome Anxieties About Returning to School

Dr. Nora Dennis shares seven tips on helping kids adjust to in-person learning during COVID-19 and how to recognize signs of anxiety.

3 min read | Healthy Lifestyle, Coronavirus

Exercise from home with online classes (plus two awesome free options!)

Michelle Rogers breaks down the benefits of online workouts and tips for getting the most out of your virtual exercise class. Plus, she shares two free classes she teaches virtually through Blue Cross NC's Raleigh Center, open to anyone!

Healthy Lifestyle, Fitness

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

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