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Meet the faces behind BCBSNC and learn more about what we’re doing in North Carolina and beyond.
Lynne survives sepsis on Hawaiian vacation

Lynne survives sepsis on Hawaiian vacation

When Lynne Hamlet and her family set off on their dream vacation to Hawaii in June 2018, they had no idea of the nightmare that was soon to come. No, this isn’t the plot of a Netflix movie – it’s real life. Vacation interrupted They were there to celebrate a milestone...

Shag dancing is good for your health

Shag dancing is good for your health

Step back in time to the Carolina coast in the 1950s. Soft drinks are served in glass bottles. Ladies wore their hair sky-high. And Carolina Shag dominated the dance floor. Jennifer Payne, R.N., Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) Episodic...

A Little Farm That Helps NC Thrive

A Little Farm That Helps NC Thrive

There’s this farm in Raleigh just off the busy beltline. You’d never know it unless you deliberately turned onto the dusty, gravel road. Once inside, the tree line hides the noise of the busy world just beyond the pines. Over the quiet grows the buzzing of volunteers....

What Does Chinese New Year Mean To You?

What Does Chinese New Year Mean To You?

Growing up, I wished my family observed the same American holidays all the neighborhood families celebrated. Instead, we honored cultural traditions like Chinese New Year, when no one else around us recognized such foreign customs. Growing Up  I grew up several...

Open for play: Our 10th KaBOOM! build

Open for play: Our 10th KaBOOM! build

Editor's note: This story originally published in 2017. Take a look back at our 10th Kaboom! build in Kinston, North Carolina with chef Vivian Howard.  ... About nine months ago, days after Hurricane Matthew tore through Eastern North Carolina, more than 200...