Preventive Care for Men
Learn how to prevent prostate cancer, what to expect at a men’s preventive check-up, and about other preventive screenings for men.
Preventive care is important your health and includes regular check-ups, screenings and immunizations. Read more.
Physical exams and preventive visits
Preventive care is important to maintaining your health. Learn how to make the most of your annual physical exams, how to find a primary care physician, and more.
Breathe easy: preventing asthma attacks
Learn what causes asthma, breathing exercises for asthma, asthma prevention tips, and more from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota.
Routine dental care keeps your mouth and body healthy
Good dental hygiene begins at home. Learn what happens at preventive dental care visits and how to keep your teeth healthy.
How to check your skin for cancer
Most skin cancers can be successfully treated when found early. Learn how to check for skin cancer and how to reduce your risk.
Why was I billed for my preventive care visit?
Learn the difference between a preventive visit and an office visit, including when you’ll have to pay for the visit.
Answers to the top six questions about the flu shot
Wondering why the flu shot, or influenza vaccine, is important? Learn why you should get a flu shot every year.
Dental care for children
Dental care for children is just as important as it is for adults. Learn proper baby oral care, how to spot dental problems in your children, and more.
Preventive Care for Newborns and Young Kids
Do you wonder what preventive care screenings and immunizations newborns and young kids need? Learn what preventive care is covered by your insurance.
Preventive Care for Kids
Get the details on what happens at your school-age children’s preventive care check-ups and see an immunization schedule by age.
Sports safety for kids and teens
Teaching sports safety for kids and teens can help prevent injury. Because they are still growing, children are more at risk than adults for sports injuries.
Vaccines for Children
Learn about the importance of vaccines for children, such as hep B, oral polio, MMR and varicella.
Vaccines for teens and tweens
Booster shots like the meningitis vaccine are important for teens and tweens. Learn about vaccines for teens from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota.
Tips for staying active with a desk job
Sitting for too long can lead to serious chronic health issues. Discover desk exercises and other tips to keep you active at work.offers resources to help you stay fit and healthy. Learn more
Tips to sleep better
Good sleep can change how you feel and how your body works. Learn how to sleep better with tips from a Blue Cross of Minnesota wellness coach.
How to Create a Family Health History
Some health problems tend to run in families. Learn how creating a family health history can help you lower your risk.
Anxiety symptoms, treatment and health plan benefits
Anxiety is a common mental health condition. Learn about anxiety symptoms, panic attacks, and if your health plan covers treatment.
Tips to manage stress at work
Managing stress at work can help prevent serious medical conditions. Learn how to manage stress at work from a Blue Cross of Minnesota wellness coach.
Stress symptoms and how to manage them
People may experience stress in different ways. Knowing your stress symptoms and what helps relieve them can help you avoid more serious health conditions.
Weight management tips from a wellness coach
Get answers to your questions about how to manage your weight and prevent serious medical conditions from a wellness coach at Blue Cross of Minnesota.
Five ways to lower blood pressure
Learn about healthy blood pressure ranges and ways to lower blood pressure to help get high blood pressure under control.
Ways to Lower Cholesterol
High cholesterol affects 15% of Minnesotans. Learn the causes of high cholesterol, ways to lower cholesterol, and cholesterol guidelines to keep your heart healthy.
A colonoscopy can help detect or prevent colon cancer
The colonoscopy test helps with colon cancer prevention. Learn what to do when preparing for a colonoscopy, when to schedule a test, and more.
The 5 Most Common Eye Problems
Eye problems can hit at any time. Some eye issues come with age while others may be serious. Discover five of the most common eye diseases and how to recognize them.
Annual eye exams can detect diabetic eye disease
Diabetic eye exams help detect diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema, and other concerns for people with diabetes. Learn how to schedule your eye exam.
Understand diabetes causes, prevention and care
Diabetes can be a serious disorder. Understand what causes diabetes and steps to take towards diabetes prevention to protect you and loved ones.
Take care of your diabetes and oral health together
Diabetes can cause gum disease, and poor dental health can affect blood sugar. Learn how the right diabetes dental care can help.
5 Ways to Protect Your Eyes
Every day activities like working at a computer screen can take a toll on your eyes. Learn a how to protect your eyes with five simple steps.
Depression symptoms, treatment and health plan benefits
Depression is a common and serious mental health condition. Learn about depression symptoms and how to find a doctor who treats depression in your network.
Get to know Blue Cross wellness coaches
A wellness coach can help you take steps to improve or manage your health. See if your plan includes a wellness coach to get support achieving your health goals.
Personal Wellness Consultation for group plan members
A personal wellness consultation is a casual phone call with a wellness coach about health topics. Set healthy lifestyle goals with a coach today.
How balance exercises help seniors prevent falls
A fall can cause serious health concerns for seniors. Learn balance exercises for seniors to help prevent falls.
How to prevent arthritis pain
There’s no sure way to prevent arthritis, but you can take steps to reduce risk of stiff joints. Learn how to prevent arthritis pain as you age.
Medicare preventive services keep you healthy
Medicare preventive services keep you healthy. Learn what screenings are included in your Medicare well visits and how often you will be screened.
Osteoporosis causes and prevention
Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens your bones and makes them more likely to break. Learn what causes osteoporosis and tips to keep bones strong.
Preventive Care As You Age
What screenings do you need after milestone birthdays? Learn more about preventive care and aging.
8 tips for dental care during pregnancy
Dental care during pregnancy is important for your health and the health of your baby. Learn about dental work during pregnancy that is safe and what to avoid.
Healthy Pregnancy Care for New Moms
Find out what’s covered for maternity and newborn preventive care with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota. Learn about our prenatal resources.
A mammogram can help detect breast cancer
A mammogram is a preventive care screening test that helps detect breast cancer. Learn how to prevent breast cancer, when to have a mammogram, and more.
Preventive Care for Women
What preventive care procedures are covered for women with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota? Learn more.
Preventing cervical cancer
Regular Pap smear tests and the HPV vaccine can help prevent cervical cancer. Learn more about cervical cancer from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota.