Monthly Archives: April 2011

Blues Support National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day April 30

Like many people, you probably have some prescription or over-the-counter drugs lying around your medicine cabinet that are expired or you long ago stopped using. An event this weekend offers an easy and safer way to get rid of unused … Continue reading

Metro-Detroit’s African American Churches Compete For Wellness Grants in Our Body & Soul BLUE Walking Challenge

The African American church has always provided spiritual leadership, guidance and motivation to the community. In the Detroit-area thirteen churches are taking a stand and walking their way to a healthier lifestyle by competing in the Body & Soul BLUE … Continue reading

New HMO Plan Gives Michigan Consumers the Freedom to Self-Refer to Any Doctor: In or Out of Network

Blue Care Network’s new HMO plan allows patients to self-refer to any doctor whether the doctor is in or outside the network. In most HMOs, a network of contracted doctors and hospitals provides health care to HMO members who select … Continue reading

Lansing-Area Residents Log More Than 130,200 Miles To Compete for Wellness Grants in BCBSM’s Blues Community Challenge

Nine Lansing-area communities walked the equivalent of 4,592 marathons, or more than five times around the Earth’s equator, in an eight-week walking challenge. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan awarded the communities, whose residents logged more than 130,200 miles in the … Continue reading