Berry Heart
Consider these odds: If you play the Powerball lottery, your chances of winning the grand prize are about 1 in 175 million. But whether you’re a woman or a man, your chances of dying from heart disease are 1 in 4.* It’s a sobering thought, especially if, like me, you have a family history of heart attack and stroke….
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If you missed this year’s open enrollment deadline, you may still be able to get health insurance for 2015 if you have a baby, get married, lose your coverage, or experience another qualifying life event. You may be eligible if you: Lose your coverage. If you had coverage through your employer and lost your job or had a plan that’s being discontinued because it doesn’t comply with the Affordable Care Act,…
I was curious to find out how some of my fellow Independence Blue Cross (IBX) associates are preparing for this year’s Blue Cross Broad Street Run (BCBSR), so I asked them to share their stories. Runners at IBX are enthusiastic, passionate, and welcoming, and are always eager to share their love of running. Plus, they just seem to love the BCBSR!…
That yoga retreat in Costa Rica never seems to work out, does it? Instead, take your tropical vacation in smaller doses, right here in Philly. Here are our top three mini-getaways, no bug spray, plane ticket, or sunblock required.

Enjoy a beach yoga micro-retreat

Not all hot yoga is Bikram—the strict style that challenges you to hold poses while sweat trickles into your eyes….