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The biggest 'loser' of all

More than 5,000 employees at 81 companies in the state lost a combined 13,805 pounds since January as part of the "Get Fit Challenge" put on by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, the state's largest health insurer.
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NCCU and Blue Cross/Blue Shield to Dedicate Nursing Classroom

A laboratory-classroom in North Carolina Central University’s new Nursing Building will be formally dedicated as the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Health Assessment Room in a ceremony on Wednesday, April 24, at 11:45 a.m.
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First Look: Greenway Trail Opening

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and the North Carolina Museum of Art unveiled a new greenway segment called the Blue Loop on Saturday morning April 13, 2013 in Raleigh, N.C. The new loop extends a network of trails from the N.C Museum of Art campus to the Capital Greenway System.
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Up close: Kat Gesh-Wilson

Kat Gesh-Wilson always saw herself working in the health care field. She’s seen the evolving industry from both sides of the table, having worked both for companies providing insurance coverage and for health care providers.
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Training Veterans to Be Physician Assistants

Last December, UNC announced plans to create a physician assistant (PA) master’s degree program that will build on the training and experience of Army Special Forces medical sergeants. The two-year program, made possible by a $1.2 million gift from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, will include classroom and clinical courses in primary care.
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The World's Most Ethical Companies

The Ethisphere Institute, an international think tank, has just announced its seventh annual list of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. The selection, open to every company in every industry around the globe, gives its winners an opportunity to trumpet their do-gooding ways. It is not a ranking, so they are all equally winners.

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$750,000 Blue Cross NC investment expands school-based virtual clinic in Cleveland County

The investment over three years will allow kids to have access to primary care onsite without ...