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Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota. Share your BOLD ideas, questions, and insights with us here and at http://www.ndhealthcareforums.com or visit our blog at www.bcbsnd.com/blueinsight/

Is your Medicare coverage changing July 1?

Attend a nearby informational workshop to explore your options for Medicare coverage. Register for a workshop now. Get information from a health insurance company you’ve trusted for years. Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota is hosting informational workshops for … Continue reading

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Take good care of your mental health

One in five American adults experienced some type of mental health condition in 2013. Mental health involves emotional, psychological and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel and act, including how we handle stress and make choices. People who … Continue reading

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Giving running shoes to kids

Kids have boundless energy and always seem to be running, but some children don’t have access to adequate running shoes. A portion of each registration for the May 8 Fargo Marathon Friday Night Tailgate 5K will once again be donated … Continue reading

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A look at the pros and cons of running technology

Today’s fitness technology provides new insights into our personal performance metrics. The question is, ‘Does it help or hurt you?’ Of course the answer to that question is highly personal; however, I will give you my take on this. During … Continue reading

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Summit West can help create a healthier workplace

Register today for the first annual North Dakota Worksite Wellness Summit West. The average person spends one-third of his or her day at work. No doubt, creating a healthy workplace can help employees to be strong and help employers to … Continue reading

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Get out and walk on Walk on National Walk@Lunch Day

Whether you work in Wahpeton or Williston, employees throughout the state are encouraged to take a walk during lunch on Wednesday, April 29. The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association has designated the last Wednesday in April as National Walk@Lunch Day. … Continue reading

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Tips from working mom on adding running to busy schedule

There are many reasons why someone may not be able to train for a 5K, or exercise at all for that matter, however having young children does not need be one of them. It may not always be easy; however … Continue reading

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Find a healthy balance with eating and exercise

The ability to balance your eating and exercise habits can impact your ability to maintain a healthy weight, prevent disease, sleep and manage stress. To maintain a healthy weight, you will need to balance the calories you eat with exercise. … Continue reading

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What does coinsurance mean?

Health insurance can be confusing. We’re here to help. Here’s an explanation of an often misunderstood health insurance term and what it means. COINSURANCE is the amount or percentage of medical expenses you are required to pay. Your insurance company … Continue reading

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Four week 5K training plan to get you off the couch

Sometimes when people are looking to start getting in shape, they need a little nudge to get them off the couch and start getting active. If this sounds like you, you should consider running or walking a 5K. Seriously. A … Continue reading

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