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3 Mindfulness Tips

With so much going on in the world, it can be hard not to feel overwhelmed and anxious. Practicing mindfulness can help you feel better. 

What to Know About Back Pain

Are you working while hunched over a laptop? Exercising less? Feeling more stressed? These are just a few things that can lead to back pain—and that might sound familiar after this past year.

A Checklist for Better Health

Our checklist makes it easy to get organized for better health. Plus, discover helpful tools and programs available through your BCBSRI health plan.

Are You at Risk for Osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens bones to the point where they break easily—most often, bones in the hip, backbone (spine), and wrist. It’s called a “silent disease” because you may not notice any changes until a bone breaks.

Get Fit With Your Wellness App—at Home and at Work

Carolyn Odell is heading to bed soon. But first she checks her Virgin Pulse® app, which is available through her BCBSRI health plan. She’s close to her goal of 7,000 steps for the day. She could help her team win the walking challenge at work.

4 Tips for Choosing the Right Gym

Thinking about joining a gym? Here’s how to find the right one for you.

Pain Relief for Your Knees and Hips

Our knees and hips work hard every day, carrying us out of bed, up and down stairs, through thousands of steps at home and work. 

5 Ways to Sit Less

What do we do when we’re not sleeping? Usually, we’re sitting. And that’s causing big problems for our health.

Exercise: Why It's Worth Your Time

Need to get motivated? Learn about exercise's surprising benefits—and easy ways to get started.

4 Diet Myths

Weight loss can only be achieved in one simple way: burn more calories than you take in. Despite that fact, many still claim to have the “secret” to shedding those extra pounds. Myth 1 Always choose low-fat or no-fat products.