healthier you

National Walk@Lunch Day® celebrates the power of walking

The Michigan Blues will participate in National Walk @ Lunch Day on April 30th. This event, championed by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, encourages people to take steps toward better health—even in the midst of a busy work … Continue reading

Breathe easy – Michigan goes smoke-free

Beginning May 1, smoking won’t be allowed in most public places in Michigan. What does this mean for Michigan residents? The Dr. Ron Davis Smoke Free Air Law prohibits smoking in public places such as businesses, restaurants, bars, shopping malls, … Continue reading

Mid-Michigan communities get their walk on

One contest. Nine Mid-Michigan communities. Over 1000 participants. The goal? To stay active—even when Michigan’s winter weather makes us want to curl up on the couch. This fitness contest is known as the Community Partners in Health Winter Warm-Up and … Continue reading

New Healthy Blue OutcomesSM Makes Health Care More Affordable

What if there was a plan that made health care more affordable for those who actually set and achieve healthy goals? Well now there is…  We’re proud to announce the launch of Healthy Blue Outcomes, a groundbreaking outcome-based health care … Continue reading

“Get Moving U.P.” revs up winter activity of 500 in Blue Cross and WELCUP’s challenge

They could have just hibernated like some Upper Peninsula critters. Instead, more than 500 U.P. folks took on or turned up their winter activities. Payoffs? Healthier lifestyles. More energy. Weight loss. All in a six-week winter fitness challenge. It’s another … Continue reading

Your health is your greatest asset

Good health lets you to live your life to the fullest. It also helps you keep your money in your own pocket. http://www.youtube.com/v/ppo5MDD1_yg&hl=en_US&fs=1&color1=0×006699&color2=0x54abd6Tobacco and obesity-related complications, along with chronic diseases, are largely preventable. Over time, they can cause major health … Continue reading