Talk with your doctor about when to schedule your mammogram screening. Regular screening is key to early detection of breast cancer. Remember, this and all wellness screenings are vital parts of your health. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois wants you to stay healthy and involved in your health care.
The older women get, the greater their chances of getting breast cancer. So it's very important for all older women to keep breast cancer screenings "front of mind" every time they see their doctor. more »
Diabetes is a serious, chronic health condition involving insulin, a hormone that allows blood sugar (known as glucose) to enter your body's cells. more »
Medicare is the federal health program for people age 65 and older. First enacted in 1965, there were originally only Medicare Parts A and B (known as "original Medicare"). more »
Here's one Medicare enrollment time you don't want to skip: the seven-month sign-up period tied to the month you turn 65. more »
The fastest, safest way to help manage your diabetes can be summed up in two simple words: exercise and diet. more »
Summer fun in the sun is a yearly ritual few resist. more »