As a kid, I was obsessed with glasses. In fact, for a brief period in the 80s, I went as far as wearing fake glasses to school. When a routine eye test showed I had a bona fide vision problem, I was thrilled. And, lucky for me, I’ve felt the same way ever since. It’s no secret that the right frames can make an unforgettable statement when it comes to personal style….
Ten miles. One street. It’s time to start training! Even if it’s not your first time running the Blue Cross Broad Street Run, the thought of running ten miles can be daunting. Fear not — we have just what you need to get started and stay motivated in the weeks leading up to the big race….

You might want to stand up.

By now, we’ve all heard the news that sitting for long periods of time is bad for you. Maybe you’ve upped your gym time as a result. However, although exercise is beneficial in countless other ways, a recent study shows that it may not be enough to counteract the up to 8 hours a day,…
Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), 2014 was the first year that most Americans were required to have health insurance. Your health insurance status will have to be reported when you file your 2014 federal income taxes. If you had an exemption, you will need to return a Form 8965 when you file your taxes. If you were insured in 2014,…
No matter your age or fitness level, the Blue Cross Broad Street Run (BCBSR) is truly a race for everyone. Every year, new runners come out for the largest ten-mile race in the country — proving that there is no set “type” for the BCBSR runner. The one thing they all have in common is their dedication to living a healthier lifestyle….
If you made it into this year’s Blue Cross Broad Street Run (BCBSR), congrats! Now the fun begins — training! Like many of you, Independence Blue Cross (IBX) associates are starting to train for this year’s BCBSR. I recently asked them to share their stories of how they train in the winter, what keeps them motivated,…
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