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{Guest blog} Be Red Cross Ready!

Our partners at the American Red Cross want all Kansans to be “Red Cross Ready.” This means that we should all have an emergency kit filled with essential supplies to meet our family’s first aid and survival needs, have developed a plan in case an emergency occurs, and ways to stay informed before, during and after a disaster. Visit the Red Cross website to learn more about how you can be “Red Cross Ready.”

One way to stay informed about emergencies – no matter where you are in the United States – is to download the Red Cross Emergency App. Guest blogger, Jane Blocher, executive director of the Kansas Capital Area Chapter, shares more about this valuable, and free, resource. Continue reading → {Guest blog} Be Red Cross Ready!

Doctors on staff at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas health insurance company

The Doctor’s Note

Welcome to the first post in our series, The Doctor’s Note. Did you know most insurance companies have medical doctors on staff? Why is that? What do they do to help members?

Throughout the course of this series, we’ll cover those questions and more, as well as hear from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas doctors themselves on health and wellness-related issues. Continue reading → The Doctor’s Note

Eight ways to encourage healthy dental habits for kids

Proper dental care can help protect your child’s health now and well into adulthood. Helping your child develop a positive attitude toward their dentist is important.  As with any doctor visit, it’s natural for children to be nervous when they have their first dental visit. As a parent, there are many things you can do to help make their dental visits a good experience. Continue reading → Eight ways to encourage healthy dental habits for kids