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Why Getting a Flu Shot Is More Important Than Ever

While scientists are working on a vaccine for COVID-19, there is an annual vaccine for the flu—and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends it for everyone six months of age and older. Getting the flu shot is particularly important this year.

Tamiflu: Your Questions Answered

Not sure what Tamiflu® is or how it’s used? Here’s what you need to know.

Care Anytime You Need It

What happens when you have a bad cold or sprain your ankle—and your doctor’s office is closed? For minor illnesses and injuries, you don’t need to head to the emergency room.

Ask the Doctor: Antibiotics

Gus Manocchia, M.D., BCBSRI Clinical Consultant Q. When I had a sinus infection recently, my doctor didn’t prescribe anything. But don’t antibiotics help you get better?

Sign Up for Convenient Mobile Messages

On your mobile devices, you can now receive personalized messages related to your health and health plan.

Myth or Fact?

Ever wondered if the advice you get is actually keeping you healthy? Here’s a look at the truth behind seven common health sayings (or scoldings).

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