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Advice, insights, and true stories about your health and care.


Prescription Safety and Education
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Prescriptions can be life savers. They can also be dangerous. So we’ve collected some articles to help you get what you need and keep it safe.

Learn the Risks

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  • Prevention
  • Drug
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
Living With and Controlling Asthma
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Know the basics about asthma and asthma attacks, from symptoms and warning signs to triggers and treatments.

Recognize the Signs

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  • Chronic conditions
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
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
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
Kicking Colon Cancer When It Counts
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Colorectal cancer (colon cancer) may be the second leading cancer killer in the United States. But it’s also one of the most treatable—when caught early. You can do a lot to prevent this disease. Getting screened on a regular basis is key.

Learn About Screenings

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  • Prevention
  • Medicare
A Healthy Pregnancy Starts Before Baby Is On Board
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You don’t need to wait until you are pregnant to plan a healthy pregnancy. Start ahead of time with a preconception care visit with your healthcare provider.

Learn About Prenatal Care

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  • Pregnancy
Your Prescription for Making Informed Decisions at the Pharmacy
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Who doesn’t want to get a good deal? It doesn't matter if you're shopping for a car or grabbing groceries. Getting the best value matters. The same is true when buying prescription drugs.

Find Ways To Save

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  • Drug
Let’s Quit Smoking—Together
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We can help you with one bad habit that's bad for your health and your bank account: smoking.

Quit Smoking Now

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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
Advantages of Medicare Advantage Plans
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Medicare Advantage is an alternative to Original Medicare and is also known as Part C coverage. They cover everything Part A and Part B cover, with or without hospice care, and usually much more.

Find Out About Part C

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  • Medicare
The ABC(D)s of Medicare Coverage in Pennsylvania
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Choosing a Medicare plan can be overwhelming, but having the right information can make things much easier. With a short period of time to enroll, knowing the facts about Medicare before you make decisions about your healthcare can make all the difference in your enrollment experience.

Read More About Coverage

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  • Medicare
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