Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas partners with New Directions to provide behavioral health screenings, resources and support to our members and employees. May is National Mental Health Month and to spread awareness, we invited New Directions to share a personal story of how one person overcame their bout with depression.
“Hey Doc, I saw an advertisement for stem cells to regenerate joints, since nothing has worked, is it time for me to have this done on my bum knee?”
Stem cell therapy has drawn interest as a novel approach to treat difficult medical conditions. Hematopoietic stem cells retrieved from the bone marrow or blood are being used successfully to replace bone marrow damaged by chemotherapy regimens. These treatment regimens continue to be studied and refined and are now a widely-accepted treatment option.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas recognizes and appreciates the important roles nurses have in our everyday lives. You may be surprised to learn that we employ more than 40 nurses and that some of them work directly with our members.
It’s a common problem in kitchens across the country – how do we prepare meals that taste great, but are also nutritious? Instead of forgoing your favorite recipes, try altering a few of the ingredients to make a better-for-you version. Ingredient substitution is an easy way to reduce calories in many of your favorite meals, without sacrificing taste.
Today we celebrate our 11th annual National Walk @ Lunch Day®. In honor of this annual event, we have invited the Kansas Insurance Commissioner, Ken Selzer, to discuss the importance of maintaining a regular exercise routine and what that looks like to him.