Milk for Strong Bones? Maybe Not for Boys

Growing up, we’re often told by our parents that we need to drink plenty of milk, that the calcium will ensure we have nice, strong bones. The U.S. Department of Agriculture DA backed up dear old mom and dad, recommending that adolescents drink at least three glasses of milk (or dairy equivalent) every day. Unfortunately—for […]

Problem? There’s a Pill for That. Well, Maybe…

Over the past few decades, medical advances have improved the quality–and length–of life for millions. And we’ve gotten so used to relying on pills that we’ve gotten ourselves into some serious trouble. In short, we’re taking way more medication than we need to. And our health is suffering as a result. The infographic below illustrates […]

Wise up, Man

When was the last time you saw a doctor? Well, if you’re a guy 50 or over, it’s probably been a while. And do you know the signs of cancer? There’s a pretty good chance you don’t. According to a recent survey of 12,000 men, nearly half wouldn’t recognize the red flags. There’s little doubt […]

Could Researchers Have Discovered a Cure for Baldness?

One of the harder moments in adulthood comes at the realization that you’re getting older.  It doesn’t fully sink in, however, until that exact moment when you look in the bathroom mirror and start to see your hair thinning.  You are losing a little bit of yourself with every strand. Every memory of combing your […]

Florida Blue Florida Classic Advances Health Education While Giving Back to Community

This Saturday, November 23, the 35th annual Florida Classic will be played at the Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando, the largest football game and rivalry in the country between two historically black colleges: Florida A&M University and Bethune-Cookman University. Florida Blue, the oldest and largest health insurer in the state, is sponsoring this historic matchup. I recently […]

Hep C Resource Aims To Educate Patients, HCPs, and Advocates

Recently in the news, you may have seen some coverage surrounding Hep C, particularly why Baby Boomers should be tested for the disease. Why? Because often times, people living with Hep C develop little to no symptoms. If left undiagnosed, Hep C can cause major damage to your liver and other major organs. This is […]