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Getting Shots: Help Your Child Have a Better Visit
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Children don’t understand that vaccines are the good guys. We use long, pointy needles to inject them, even after telling kids not to touch sharp objects. So who can blame them for being nervous or afraid at the doctor’s office? Here are some tips to help calm a scary visit.

Make Shots Feel Better

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  • Prevention
Five Things You Can Do for Healthy Eyes
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As you age, so do your eyes. Protect them now so they’re still healthy later. Here are five excellent tips to get you started.

Tips for Healthy Eyes

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  • Prevention
Get Fit with LIIT
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A work out doesn’t have to be super intense or scary. You can turn any workout into low intensity interval training.

Learn About LIIT

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  • Habits
Shedding Unhealthy Pounds: You Can Do It
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Today, more than two-thirds of adults in the United States are considered overweight or obese. Too much weight can lead to high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, certain cancers, and more. You’re not alone. Capital BlueCross is here to help.

Learn About Adult Obesity

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  • Habits
Sneaky Sugar
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Trying to eat healthy? You might be going about it the wrong way.

Healthy Eating Tips

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  • Prevention
  • Nutrition
Is It Too Early to Think About Colon Cancer?
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Too young to think about colon health? Probably not. Learn about colon cancer and screenings that can help with early detection.

Learn About Colon Cancer

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  • Prevention
Reduce Your Skin Cancer Risk
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The sun is a fantastic star that brightens our days and our moods. Respect it and yourself by reducing your chance of getting skin cancer.

Reduce Skin Cancer Risk

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  • Prevention
  • Habits
Fighting Stigma in Mental Health
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It’s not “crazy” or “emotional.” It’s life. Let’s break the pattern.

Erase the stigma

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  • Mental Health

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