Tag Archives: obesity

Blues promote statewide MI Healthier Tomorrow wellness initiative

BCBSM has a proud tradition of working with other companies to support good causes. So when the state of Michigan unveiled its MI Healthier Tomorrow campaign in Detroit recently, it was not surprising that BCBSM and its partners in the … Continue reading

Governor’s proposal for Blues speaks to a changed state, huge opportunity for Michigan (with infographic)

Blue Cross has long stood for its nonprofit mission of providing access to care, working to keep health care affordable, and improving both the quality of care and the health of Michigan’s residents. That’s the legacy  we’ve honed over the … Continue reading

In May, Spotlight Falls on Workplace Wellness and Avoiding the 3 p.m. Slump

It is 3 p.m. and you can feel your energy level begin to drop. With a deadline looming, napping is out of the question and you do not want another cup of coffee. So what do you do to get … Continue reading

Elementary Schools Can Still Apply for Childhood Obesity Prevention Grants

Building Healthy Communities grant applications are still being accepted for the 2012-2013 school year. Selected elementary schools will receive a healthy school transformation package of program materials, curriculum, equipment, professional development, mentoring and technical support valued at $30,000. Applications are … Continue reading

How Our New Building Healthy Communities Partnership Aligns With Governor Snyder’s Call for Collaboration

Gov. Rick Snyder recently said that “health is the foundation for Michigan’s economic transformation,” and in alignment with his broader plea to improve residents’ health and combat obesity, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has announced a partnership with Wayne State … Continue reading