Watch Periscope coverage of BCBSR & Enter #FearlessFit Sweeps

The Blue Cross Broad Street Run (#BCBSR16) is on Sunday, May 1st and we’re inviting you to a behind-the-scenes look at the race activities. You’ll also get a chance to share your favorite #FearlessFit

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5 Questions about Kid-Friendly Meals, Diet & Nutrition

In theory, feeding kids a healthy diet should be easy. In theory, all it takes is three wholesome meals and two equally wholesome snacks a day.

But then there’s reality…and between theory and rea…

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The Road to Wellness: Creating Healthy Boundaries

How many browser tabs do you have open right now? I’ll go first. At any given time, I can have at least five tabs open: personal email, work email, the news, a cooking blog, a social media site (or tw…

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Human-Centered Innovation

A ground-breaking concept we call Human-Centered Innovation is the foundation of problem-solving and decision-making that is driving Independence Blue Cross as we re-imagine health care. To create suc…

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The Blue Cross Broad Street Run (#BCBSR16) is on Sunday, May 1st and we’re inviting you to a behind-the-scenes look at the race activities. You’ll also get a chance to share your favorite #FearlessFit moments from the race for a chance to win one of ten $50 Visa gift cards awarded weekly and a $500 Visa gift card…

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If you’re one of the 40 million Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies, you know there’s no cure or magic pill — and depending on what you’re allergic to, your allergies can be a year-round problem. But, did you also know that if you don’t take care of your allergy symptoms, they can develop into…

Broad Street Beats 2016

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Broad Street Beats 2016

Sometimes you just aren’t having a great run. You’re dragging your feet, cursing every step and wondering why you run in the first place. When that happens, the right beat, anthem, or lyrics to your favorite song can inspire you, energize you, and motivate you to push through that hump and finish out strong. We…

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How many steps did you take today? With increasing evidence that sitting may be as dangerous for our health as smoking, I’m conscious about adding more steps to my day whenever I can, especially at lunchtime. Every spring I look forward to National Walk @ Lunch Day, which is Wednesday, April 27 this year. It’s…

5 Questions about Kid-Friendly Meals, Diet & Nutrition

In theory, feeding kids a healthy diet should be easy. In theory, all it takes is three wholesome meals and two equally wholesome snacks a day. But then there’s reality…and between theory and reality is a gap. In that gap live the things that often get in the way of making sure your kids are…

Creating Healthier Boundaries

How many browser tabs do you have open right now? I’ll go first. At any given time, I can have at least five tabs open: personal email, work email, the news, a cooking blog, a social media site (or two), and of course, Google. Pair that with instant messaging, text messages, and phone calls, and…

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Time is something we all want more of, right? Save a few extra minutes in your busy day by signing up for IBX WireTM to get secure text messages delivered to your smartphone. IBX Wire helps make it quick and easy to stay up to date, save money, and maximize your Independence Blue Cross health…

Breaking the Cycle of Addiction, Family by Family

Did you know that more than 9 million children in the U.S. live with a parent who uses illegal drugs?* Here’s another drug abuse fact: children living with an addicted family member are four times more likely than their peers to develop a drug dependency. ** In an effort to break the drug and alcohol…

The Latest U.S. Dietary Guidelines and What You Need To Know

The U.S. government recently published a new set of dietary guidelines to reflect the most current findings in nutrition science. It’s 500 pages long and aimed at public health professionals, so we’ve asked registered dietitian and certified personal trainer John Rickards to break it down for us. But before we get into the details, John…

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From March 13 – 16, a three-person group from the Corporate Development and Innovation Team at Independence Blue Cross (Independence) traveled to Austin, Texas, to attend this year’s South by Southwest conference (SXSW). SXSW Interactive is an incubator of cutting-edge technologies and digital creativity. The 2016 event featured five days of compelling presentations from some of the…

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