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The doctor will see you now: How to choose a primary doctor that is right for you.

In Part 2, we’ll tell you what you need to know so you can choose the primary doctor that is right for you.

The doctor will see you now: Your first line of health care defense

A primary care physician, can be your best ally in helping you get the care you need.

Stay connected – and reduce burnout – with healthy online habits

Get the most out of your favorite apps with these tips

Helping you make sense of health care

Tips to help you choose a plan during open enrollment season

BlueSky initiative reimagines youth mental health

Program boosts mental health support for California middle- and high-school students

Myth-busting: 7 facts about the flu shot

Getting a flu shot is simple enough. Finding reliable info about its safety and effectiveness? Not so simple.

Turn back the clock on chronic disease

Active steps you can take to prevent and improve chronic conditions

Stay healthy as COVID-19 risk fluctuates

How to care for your mental and physical health while guidelines shift

Allergy Symptoms and COVID-19

Tips on monitoring your symptoms as counties open back up

Chronic stress and your immune system

Tips to help you stay healthy when life gets complicated

Why behavioral health matters

Managing an issue that touches all of us

What happens when you call Blue Shield

Meet Ashleigh Gutierrez, customer care representative

Why you should make your primary care doctor your BFF

Let your doctor be an ally for your health

Glossary of wellness terms

Definitions and descriptions of wellness practices and terms

Health insurance explained

Learn about the different plans available so you can choose the best one for you and your family.

Urgent care vs. emergency care: When to use each one

By understanding the difference between the two, you can choose the right place for the right care.

Health plan costs: Premiums, copayments, and deductibles

How to calculate total healthcare costs by considering your healthcare needs and different plans’ premiums, copayments, and deductibles

HMO or PPO? Which type of healthcare plan is right for you

Explore the differences between the two types of plans to help you decide which is best for you