• July 18, 2019

    Tu Salud: Sigue las indicaciones para que los medicamentos surtan efecto

    Hace unos meses, durante la temporada de fútbol y, también, de alergias, mi hijo contrajo sinusitis. Fuimos al consultorio médico y regresamos a casa con antibióticos en pastillas. Es mucho más fácil hacer q...
    • July 17, 2019

    Blogs: Take Care of Your Health After a Hospital Visit

    You’re glad to be back home after a hospital stay. But now’s the time to make sure you stay on track to heal. Review paperwork you’ve been given. Do you know what warning signs to watch? Do y...
    • July 15, 2019

    Blogs: Look for the Whole Grain for a Healthier You

    Eating more whole grains is an easy way to improve the health benefits from what you eat. But if you picture a dry slice of wheat bread when you hear the term “whole grains,” there’s a whole world of other choices waiting for you.&...
    • July 10, 2019

    Blogs: The Science of Happy: You Don't Have to Be Born That Way

    We see pictures of happy people on social media. We watch videos of crazy cat antics that make us laugh. We read and share inspirational quotes. But are some people just born happier than others? Researchers looking for a &...
    • July 8, 2019

    Blogs: New Telephone Customer Service Options

    New telephone customer service options help make it easier to get the information you need about your Blue Cross Medicare AdvantageSM plan. Now, at the touch of a button, you can get information about your plan at your convenience – righ...
    • July 2, 2019

    Blogs: Fight the Flu - One Shot at a Time

    One of the best things you can do for your health is also the easiest: Get your yearly flu shot. It protects you and others in your community. Learn more. Flu immunization.
    • July 2, 2019

    Blogs: Don't Let the Seasonal Flu Get You

    Getting a flu shot can help you stay healthy. The flu season starts in October and peaks between December and February. So if you haven’t already gotten your flu shot this year, don’t wait any longer. The Centers for Disease Control and...
    • July 2, 2019

    Blogs: Substance Abuse: Signs and Risks

    More than 23 million people in the U.S. struggle with drug abuse each year. And about 10% of U.S. adults have had drug use health problems some time in their lives, says the National Institutes of Health. But how do you know if your alcohol or other drug use has become a problem? Some signs to look for: Not being able to stop taking the drug Needing more of the drug to get the same feeling Having problems at...
    • July 2, 2019

    Tu Salud: No deje que la gripe estacional le afecte

    Vacunarse contra la gripe puede ayudarle a gozar de buena salud. La temporada de gripe comienza en octubre y llega a su pico más álgido entre diciembre y febrero. Por lo tanto, si aún no se ha vacunado contra la gripe, no espere más para hacerlo. Los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC, en inglés) recomiendan que la mayoría de las personas de...
    • July 2, 2019

    Tu Salud: Combata la gripe: vacúnese

    Muchas personas no saben que pueden contraer influenza, la enfermedad respiratoria que a menudo llamamos "gripe", en cualquier época del año. Si bien los virus de la gripe alcanzan generalmente su pico máximo entre diciembre y febrero , los casos de gripe pueden comenzar a incrementarse mucho antes. El otoño pasado, por ejemplo, los casos de gripe reportados comenzaron a incrementarse...