Broad Street Beats 2015

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 by
In less than a week, thousands of runners will be lining up along North Broad Street for Philadelphia’s most famous 10-mile race. After weeks of hard training, athletes from all over the city will get to reap their rewards in this awesome feat of athletic endurance. But before that happens, this final tapering week of training can be crucial for setting a runner up for a great race day….
13, 16, 18, 21…you may consider these birthdays important milestones in your child’s life, but when it comes to health coverage and benefits, the important ages to remember are 19 and 26. That’s because the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has made it possible for children to remain on their parents’ medical plan until age 26. However,…

Gear up to ride Indego

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 by
In case you haven’t heard, Philadelphia is the place to be in 2015. With so much to see and do, all you need is a way to get there. Enter Indego, the city’s new bike share system! Independence Blue Cross is proud to sponsor Indego, which gives residents, commuters, and visitors a convenient, affordable, and healthy new way to enjoy what the New York Times is calling our urban outdoor oasis….
Earth Day is Wednesday, April 22, and it has us thinking about the connection between healthy bodies and a healthy planet. As adults, we know what we can do to help protect the environment, but you might be wondering how you can get your kids involved. We put together some fun ideas from each branch of the Healthy Futures Initiative….
With more than 100 workshops, talks, meetings, lunches, happy hours, brainstorming sessions, and demos, Philly Tech Week, April 17 – 25, showcases Philadelphia as a hub for innovation. A true testament to how big tech is in the city, last year 25,000 people attended 130 events organized by 250 partners. And the 2015 Philly Tech Week is set to break the record….