Lace up for the Best Summer Fest in Philadelphia

Summer is the season of festivals — music, craft, film, food and wine; you name it, there’s probably a fest for it! But this summer, there’s a new fest in town, and it’s like no other. The Blue Cross …

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Gear up to ride Indego

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…

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We have some bad news. Are you sitting down?

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 benefici…

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Five children (7-12) playing with plastic hoops in park

Summer is a thrilling season for kids — for about five minutes. Despite their initial enthusiasm for unstructured play, most kids start to lose momentum fairly quickly, leaving parents scrambling for creative ways to keep their children active and fill the countless hours of sunshine. If your child trudges into the room, looks up at…

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More and more people are switching from the old check-and-stamp method of paying bills to online bill payment, and so are we! If you do not already, now is a great time to start receiving your statement and paying your health insurance premium online with e-Bill, Independence Blue Cross’s electronic version of a paper bill….

The thrill of victory can be hard to come by in adulthood. The same can be said for time to exercise and opportunities to meet new people. But here’s an idea that covers all three bases if you’re not afraid of getting a little dirt on your shoes: adult team sports! If this type of…

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Summer is the season of festivals — music, craft, film, food and wine; you name it, there’s probably a fest for it! But this summer, there’s a new fest in town, and it’s like no other. The Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest is Philly’s first ever outdoor roller skating rink. It is open seven days a…

An organic garden on a spring morning

If you’ve been enjoying the recent influx of fresh produce at your local market or farmer’s stand, consider doing one better and creating your own summer garden. You might be surprised at how easy it can be to grow fresh vegetables — green thumb not required! Even people with little gardening experience or yard space…

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If you’re lucky enough to be travelling overseas anytime soon, take some steps now, before you leave, to help ensure you have a safe and enjoyable trip. Start off on the right foot See your doctor to discuss any vaccines, medicines, or precautions you should take before your leave. If possible, schedule your visit 4…

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I’ve always assumed that nutritional counseling is something you do when you’re finally serious about healthy eating and losing weight. But after speaking with registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator Janelle Eligon-Ketchum of Nutrition Unlimited, I learned that nutritional counseling can help you achieve even more — whether it’s improving your race time in the…

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If you are having issues logging in or registering for ibxpress.com, these troubleshooting suggestions may help. I forgot my password. From the Log In or Register drop-down menu on the right hand side of every page of ibx.com or on ibxpress.com, click Forgot Password? Enter your username and click Submit. You will be prompted to…

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…

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