Fearless Nation

As your partner in health, BlueCross BlueShield is pleased to offer these lifestyle tips for fearless living.
Click to open video Mud Pile

Mud Pile

Child allergy rates are on the rise, but a solution might be right under your feet. Studies show that playing in the dirt can strengthen your immunity. So grab some friends, go outside and play.

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Wake Up

Did you know that up to 25 percent of Americans are addicted to coffee? Just 20 minutes of activity can wake you up as much as your cup of morning joe. So, step outside for some fresh air!

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Pipes

Did you know that a colonoscopy can reduce the threat of colon cancer? If you’re over 50, schedule a screening with your doctor.

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Flossing

Did you know that 80% of people don’t floss? Not only does flossing maintain oral health, but research suggests it may benefit your heart too. Have a cardio routine? Consider incorporating flossing into it.

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Plates

Did you know that the secret to portion control might not have anything to do with the portion? Turns out, smaller plates lead to smaller portions. See how what we eat off of impacts the weight we put on.

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Balance

Did you know that eating a gummy worm is equivalent to 2 minutes of jogging in place? We wanted to help Americans get more exercise, so we created a candy shop where visitors had to exercise to earn sweets. See how they did, and get inspired to make simpl

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Sleep

Did you know that lack of sleep can be harmful? See how we turned the tables on a group of teachers and gave them what they needed most: naptime. Napping for just 30 minutes can correct a poor night’s sleep and help spark creativity.

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Sitting

Did you know that we spend an average of 13 hours a day sitting? We sit to eat, to work and to relax from eating and working. The good news is it’s an easy fix. In fact, standing up just once an hour makes a measurable difference.

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Fresh Air

Did you know the air quality in your house could be up to five times more polluted than the air outside? Opening your windows for a few minutes a day can fix that.

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Barefoot

Did you know that Americans are actually spending up to 90 percent of their day inside. Adding a few minutes of sunshine to your day will make you feel better and also boost your immune system.

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