Health and wellness
If you want to improve your health, we can help. We have created health centers by topic to help you get started on your wellness journey. You can also check out the member blog for tips on healthy living.
If you are struggling to control your or your child’s asthma, this site can help. Here, you will find useful tips, interactive tools, and helpful resources to answer your questions and help you take control. You can learn about making an asthma action plan, your asthma triggers and when to call the doctor. Find out what small steps you can take to help improve your quality of life.
American Lung Association: What Is Asthma?
Watch what happens to the lungs during an asthma attack.Watch video
Asthma topicsKnow Your Triggers
Help your child use a metered-dose inhaler and mask spacer
Overcome obstacles to taking medicines
How to overcome treatment obstacles
Asthma Action Plan
Helpful resourcesAmerican Lung Association: Focus on Asthma
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Find out about small steps you can take right now to live life well with diabetes. Here you will find useful tips, interactive tools, diabetes-related apps and helpful resources to answer your questions and set health goals. You can learn how to make changes in your lifestyle, about important health care screenings, and when to call your doctor.
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Diabetes topicsType 1 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes
How to avoid other health problems
Take care of your feet
Healthy eating tips
Diabetes blood sugar levels
Helpful resourcesAmerican Diabetes Association: Glycemic Index and Diabetes
American Diabetes Association: Living with Type 2 Diabetes Program
A fit body can be in your future. Here you will find useful tips, interactive tools, fitness-related apps, and helpful resources to answer your questions and help you set personal health goals. You can learn about healthy eating and making activity a part of your daily life. Find out what small steps you can take right now to help improve your quality of life.
Fit body appsSee more useful apps
How Many Calories Did You Burn?
Let this tool do the math for you while you have fun being active.Go
Fit body topicsWhat is a healthy lifestyle?
Making healthy choices when you eat out
Healthy eating: Overcoming barriers to change
Fitness: Getting and staying active
Fitness: Adding more activity to your life
Being active when you have health problems
Helpful resourcesNourish Interactive
Choose MyPlate — Healthy Eating Guidelines
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
We all feel down, worried or overwhelmed at times. But when these feelings last a while, or they stop you from doing daily tasks, it may be time to seek help. Here, you will find useful tips, interactive tools and helpful resources.
You can learn how to manage stress, overcome depression, treat anxiety and attention deficit disorder, and know when to call the doctor. This site can help you deal with life’s pressures in healthy ways. Find out what small steps you can take right now to help improve your quality of life.
Fit mind apps
Fit mind topicsManaging stress
Ways to relieve stress
Signs of depression
Living with depression
Anxiety: Stop negative thoughts
Should my child take ADHD medicine?
Helpful resourcesNational Institute of Mental Health — Health and Education
National Institute of Mental Health — Depression
Medline Plus — U.S. National Library of Medicine — Mental Health and Behavioral Topics
Here, you will find useful tips, interactive tools, heart health-related apps, and helpful resources to answer your questions and help you take control. You can learn how to make changes in your lifestyle, about important health care screenings, and when to call the doctor. Find out what small steps you can take to help improve your health.
Heart disease appsSee more useful apps
Heart disease topicsAn overview of heart conditions
Exercising for a healthy heart
Low-salt diets: Eating out
High cholesterol: An overview
High blood pressure
Heart failure: Checking your weight
Helpful resourcesAmerican Heart Association: Getting Healthy
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
This site can help you get the women’s health and pregnancy resources you need. Learn about women’s health screenings, how to stay healthy if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant, and about your options for birth control.
Visit our Pregnancy & Women’s Health page to learn more about:
- Women’s health information and resources.
- Information about incentives and rewards programs.
- Interactive tools.
- Pregnancy and childbirth-related apps.
Whether you are thinking about having a baby, pregnant, already a new mom or you are not planning to have a baby, we can help you take steps to stay healthy at every stage.
See more about pregnancy and women’s health
Is your use of alcohol or drugs affecting your daily life, causing problems at work, at home or in your relationships? If so, it may be time to seek help. Addiction is a disease, just like diabetes or heart disease.
Here, you will find useful tips, interactive tools and helpful resources. You can learn how to spot the signs of drug or alcohol addiction, about treatment options, and where to find support. This site can help you take steps to become alcohol and drug free.
Drug problems: Helping someone get treatment
How to stop drinking
Alcohol and drug problems
Teen alcohol and drug use
Dealing with teen substance use
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Quitting smoking, chewing or dipping is one of the best things you can do for your health. Making a change can be hard, but you can do it! This site can help.
Here, you will find useful tips, interactive tools and helpful resources. You will learn how to know if you are ready to quit, steps you can take to help you break the habit and where to find support. You can be tobacco-free for good.
Quitting smokeless tobacco
Quitting smoking — Temptations and cravings
Quitting smoking — Preventing slips or relapses
Tobacco use in teens
Quitting smoking: Should I use medicine?
American Lung Association — Stop Smoking
American Heart Association — Quit Smoking
Learn about the health screenings teens and kids need and what can you do to help your children get and stay healthy.
Here, you will find useful tips, interactive tools and helpful resources to answer your questions about raising healthy kids. Visit our Healthy Blue Benefits page to view the additional benefits your child may be eligible for just for being our member.
Our Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program provides well-child checkups, screenings and immunizations for members age 21 and younger. To learn more, call Healthy Blue Member Services at 833-388-1407 (TTY 711).
Teen and kid health topicsTeaching Your Child to Stay Active
Basic Dental Care
Dealing with teen substance use
Signs of Substance Use
What is lead poisoning?
Stress in children and teens
What is Health A to Z?
Health A to Z is an online health resource. It is easy to use and provides information and answers on many health topics. You can also check your symptoms with our symptom checker and explore our interactive tools to help guide your health care decisions.Check your Symptoms
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