Bone & Joint Health
Get Hip to What’s Behind Your Pain
Hip pain is common, but it isn’t something you should ignore. The location of your pain may give you hints to its cause and what you need to do to find some relief.
Do You Know What Your Knees Need?
Knee pain is common. But there may be steps you can take to get relief. Find out what you can do on your own and when you need to reach out to your doctor for help.
Young and Undone: More Young Adults Are Having Joint Surgery
A decade ago, hip and knee replacements were mainly for the senior set. But in recent years, a growing number of younger adults are having replacement surgeries. What can you do to protect yourself? Find out.View Bone & Joint Health Articles
Cancer in Men: Four to Watch
You can take steps to stop cancer before it starts.
Colon Cancer Screening Can Save Your Life
Colon cancer may have no warning signs early on. By the time you develop symptoms, it may have grown and spread, making it harder to treat. A preventive screening can catch it before it’s too late.
One Simple Test Can Save Your Life
An annual exam isn’t on anyone’s list of favorite things to do. But putting it off can put women at risk for cervical cancer. A simple Pap test can protect you from a life-threatening cancer.View Cancer Articles
Tips for Managing Diabetes
Is your diabetes just diagnosed? Here are some details about the tools and methods you may use for checking and managing your condition.
5 Things You Can Do to Live Healthy with Diabetes
You can't control everything in your life, or with your health. But if you have diabetes, there are some things you can do that may make a big difference.
You Have Diabetes. Now What?
If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, you probably have a lot of questions. Learn the steps to take to manage your condition and stay healthy. Diabetes can be a scary diagnosis, but with some planning and dedication, you can get — and keep — the disease under control. Learn more.View Diabetes Articles
Easy Ways to Overcome Obstacles to Being More Active
Moving more doesn’t have to be hard. And the payoff can be better health.
Key to a Happier Life: Finding Ways to Connect with Others
Anyone can feel lonely, even in a crowd. If you’re feeling lonely more often than you’d like, there are things you can do to help you feel less isolated. And connecting with others can even help improve your health.
Rumble, Rumble, What's Behind Your Tummy Trouble
Finding out what’s causing your digestive woes is the first step to feeling better.View General Health Articles
Heart Attack and Stroke Are Striking Younger People More Often
If you think you’re too young to worry about your heart or having a stroke, think again. Heart attack and stroke aren’t just the worries of the older generation. They’re striking more people in middle age and younger. Small changes can help protect you.
Is Hidden Salt Wrecking Your Healthy Eating Goals?
Too much salt in your diet can raise blood pressure, upping the risk of stroke, heart disease and kidney problems. But keeping salt in check isn’t easy because it’s hidden in many of the foods people eat the most.
Heart Disease: The Equal Opportunity Killer
Many people think of heart disease as mostly affecting men, but it is the No. 1 cause of death for women and men. And women face risks and other issues that men don’t. Learn how women and men can protect themselves. Learn more.View Heart Health Articles
Do These Things to Help Yourself and Others Breathe Easier
There’s no cure for asthma, but you can manage it if you make a plan. And if you have a family member or friend who has asthma, you can help them breathe easier when they come to visit.
Many Teens Have a Dangerous New Habit
The U.S. Surgeon General says e-cigarette use by American teens is a health epidemic. One in 5 high school students vapes. That means at a high school with around 2,000 students, more than 400 of them are vapers.
Taking on Asthma Initiative Takes Home Corporate Citizenship Award
Blue Cross and Blue Shield earned national recognition for our role in the Enhancing Care for Children with Asthma project, a community asthma management program. Learn more.View Lung Health Articles