Healthier Southern Tier: What’s it about?

 Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield is committed to keeping our community healthy. With a Healthier Southern Tier, Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield will bring you healthy tips, and advice from the experts

Healthier Southern Tier: Skin Cancer

Skin cancer prevention is becoming increasingly important as rates of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, have increased among young men and women in the U.S.

Healthier Southern Tier: Sepsis

According to the Sepsis Alliance, there are 1.7 million cases of sepsis and 270,000 deaths each year in the United States. Learn the signs and symptoms so that you can act fast and received proper medical treatment.

Healthier Southern Tier: Organ Donation

Every day last year, about 14 Americans died while waiting for a transplant. The need for organ and tissue donors in New York remains among the highest in the country. Learn how you can help save lives through organ donation.

Healthier Southern Tier: Winter Safety

Children are always excited when there is a snow day they can enjoy a day of fun in the snow, however it’s important to keep a few things in mind as the colder temperatures hit our area.

Healthier Southern Tier: Mental Health

Sixty percent of upstate New York adults feel people are caring and sympathetic to those who suffer from mental illness, however a closer look at the data reveals a less rosy view from people who actually have mental health issues.

Healthier Southern Tier: Flu Vaccines

As you drive around town, you’ve no doubt started to see the signs outside area pharmacies advertising the flu vaccine. Flu season is officially underway, and if this year is anything like last year, it’ll be bad.

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