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Health Resources

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Creating and maintaining a healthy lifestyle requires knowledge and support. At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), we’re here to provide both.

Access a variety of tools and resources, including a mobile health app and informational fliers, to improve your well-being.

Prepare for your new arrival with education, encouragement and support from our pregnancy care program. Download the app to chat with a nurse, receive appointment reminders, track medications and more.

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Diabetes can increase your risk for many serious health problems, including heart disease and circulatory problems. Download the app to manage your condition with assistance from our nurse diabetes educators.

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Our free mobile health app gives you access to a nurse and other resources to help you meet your specific health goals. Whether that is to reduce your risk for illness, better manage a condition or provide support for a complex health problem, our nurses work with you.

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Receive one-on-one assistance managing pain, navigating the complexities of the health care system or managing a major life event by downloading the app.

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Health Calculators
Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator

BMI provides a reliable indicator of body fat for most people and is used to screen for weight categories that may lead to health problems, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Use this calculator for adults 20 and older.
Calculate BMI »

Waist-to-Hip Ratio Calculator

Waist-to-hip ratio is a quick, easy method to estimate body composition and describe body proportions, according to SparkPeople. It is a common measurement that reflects the degree of abdominal obesity a person exhibits.
Calculate Waist-to-Hip Ratio »

Target Heart Rate Calculator

Get the most out of your workouts by knowing your target heart rate range.
Calculate Target Heart Rate »

Calorie Counter

Know how many calories you are putting in your body using CalorieKing's calorie counter. Using this free calorie counter and exercise journal, you can learn how to lose weight and keep the pounds off.
Calculate Calories »

Health Resources and Programs
HealthFinder.gov

Find resources on a wide range of health topics selected from government and non-profit organizations.
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WW

Built on a proven approach to weight loss, Weight Watchers (WW) Online is practical, livable and sustainable. Get instant access to state-of-the-art and easy-to-use weight loss tools developed by the experts at WW.
Join WW »

SmokeFree.gov

Support both your immediate and long-term needs as you become and remain, a nonsmoker with SmokeFree.gov. 
Quit Smoking »

Freedom from Smoking®

Remain smoke-free for good using the American Lung Association's online smoking cessation program of your choice. Millions of people have quit smoking and you can too.
Quit Smoking »

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is a skills-based training course that teaches participants about mental health and substance-use issues. 
Start the Course »

WW™ is a program of WW International, Inc., an independent third party not affiliated with the offerings or promotions of BCBSNE.
Freedom from Smoking® is a program of the American Lung Association, an independent third party not affiliated with the offerings or promotions of BCBSNE.
Mental Health First Aid is a program of National Council for Behavioral Health, an independent third party not affiliated with the offerings or promotions of BCBSNE.
Type Title Date Category
Break the Mental Health Stigma Information Sheet
Learn about the five main categories of mental health illnesses with an umbrella of diagnoses under them.
1/2/2020 Mental Health
What You Need to Know About Anxiety Information Sheet
Learn about the kinds of anxiety and what to do if you might have an anxiety disorder.
1/2/2020 Mental Health
Strategies for Sound Sleep Information Sheet
Can't sleep at night? Learn what might be causing you restlessness and how to combat it.
1/2/2020 Mental Health
Flossing Our Way to Better Health Information Sheet
Learn about the benefits of flossing to keep your dental hygiene in check!
1/2/2020 Dental Hygeine
The Common Cold and How to Deal With It
Learn the signs of a common cold and what to do to feel better.
1/2/2020 General Health
Prevent the Spread of Infection Information Sheet
Practice good hand hygiene using the tips in this worksheet. 
1/2/2020 General Health
Preventive Screening Reminders
Use this worksheet to track your preventive screenings.
1/2/2020 General Health
Green Spaces for Good Health Information Sheet
Learn about how green spaces affect your health.
1/2/2020 Wellness
Preventing Muscle Soreness Information Sheet
Feeling tired and sore? Use this information sheet to learn strategies to prevent injuries and keep you on track with your fitness goals.
1/2/2020 Wellness
Protect Yourself from Pre-Diabetes
One in three adults are diagnosed with pre-diabetes. Learn how you can take steps to prevent pre-diabetes.
1/2/2020 Diabetes
Know Your Numbers Wallet Card
Knowing more about your health status can help you reduce your risk of costly health problems, and better manage any conditions you might have. Use this pocket card to get the most out of your doctor visits.
2/17/2020 General Health