Stress is a body’s natural defense mechanism. The onset of stress floods the body with hormones that prepare us to respond to danger or other demands. Stress can also be a motivator; therefore, essential to survival. Each person responds to stress differently, but too much stress can lead to health problems. Numerous polls and studies1
High-profile data breaches are making headlines, and affected consumers are no-doubt on high alert when it comes to their credit, banking, and brokerage accounts—but have you thought about the relation between identity theft and medical care? According to the Federal Trade Commission, medical identity theft occurs when a thief uses “your name or health insurance
Part of my job revolves around meetings: breakfast meetings, lunch meetings and dinner meetings, plus cocktail hours. I have the opportunity every day to eat too much and all the bad things. I just had had enough recently and decided it was time for a change. So my husband and I took on a challenge. It’s always better
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is the presenting sponsor once again of Omaha’s Holiday Lights Festival that kicks off Thanksgiving Eve. In its 18th year, the Festival showcases downtown Omaha and celebrates the spirit of the holidays by providing a full season of festive family-friendly activities, from music to skating and fireworks.
Renault "Toot" Brown is on the rise. The region’s top-selling rap artist at one time is preparing to drop his first album in more than a decade. “It’s all about us dealing with it and her and who she was,” he says. “She was awesome.” “She” is Renault’s late wife, Toiya, mother of three, local
The kids were all dressed in matching t-shirts - sitting and squirming in the September afternoon sun in Ord, Nebraska waiting to play. Their attention, for a while, was on the principal who was introducing people they’d never seen before. They sat in anticipation of what would happen next: finally after months of waiting, they
Diwali, a festival of lights, is the most celebrated festival by Indians all over the world. The word “Diwali” is derived from the Sanskrit term "deepavali,” which translates to "rows of lamps.” Diwali has been a celebrated at BCBSNE for years and seems to only grow in popularity. “Our office culture reflects shared values,” Scott
Each year, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) employees give their time and talent through United Way of the Midlands’ annual Day of Caring. This year, on Aug. 25, teams and individuals from nearly every BCBSNE department painted, cleaned, did yardwork, sorted food and clothing – and even ripped up outdated books to