Archive for March 2019

What You Need to Know About ADHD

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) recently released its latest Health of America report, “The Impact of ADHD on the Health of America’s Children.” The report reviewed medical claims of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnoses and treatment among children 2-18 years old from 2010-2017. Children with ADHD struggle with paying attention, controlling impulses…

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Six Tips for Better Brain Health

In recognition of Brain Awareness Week, here are six tips to help you manage and improve your brain health. Train Your Brain Keeping your brain healthy can be as simple as picking up a new hobby. Research shows that mentally stimulating activities like reading, puzzles, taking courses and doing crafts such as drawing help to…

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Blue KC Celebrates International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month

Recognized annually on March 8, International Women’s Day is a global initiative that celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. To recognize the importance of this day, we spoke with Jenny Housley, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer and Qiana Thomason, Vice President of Community Health, to discuss their career journeys,…

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