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A UT System Success Story

Photo of Desiree DedeauxDesiree Dedeaux Brown, UTMD Anderson Cancer Center

Desiree has lost over 50 lbs and made her health a priority.

See her before and after pictures and read her interview >

Gym Membership Discount

The Gym Membership Discount program is available to all UT SELECT Members.

  1. Log into http://bcbstx.com/ut
  2. On the right side navigation bar, under "Quick Links", click on "Fitness Program
  3. Once re-directed to the site, search for participating locations near you by entering your zip code and desired search distance below. Take the next step to becoming the fitter, healthier person you want to be by enrolling in the Fitness Program today.

Thinking About Quitting?

Smoking can have many harmful effects on your health: heart disease, lung cancer, emphysema, and more. Despite this knowledge, nicotine’s highly addictive nature makes quitting a tough challenge. Learn about great resources and programs that are available to you and your dependents.

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Be a Wise Healthcare Consumer

Where Should I Go For Treatment: Doctor’s Office, Retail Clinic, Urgent Care Center, or Emergency Room?

It may be challenging to decide where to find medical treatment when you are ill or injured and think you may need to be seen immediately. Even illnesses or injuries that may seem minor may be determined by the urgent care physician to warrant emergency evaluation and result in a recommendation that you be transferred to the hospital’s emergency room for further treatment. Read More.

Retirement Corner

Five Years and Counting: Questions to Ask Before Retirement

As a new year rolls in, many people start thinking about retirement. At some point, however, you'll need to bring your retirement into focus. Ideally, that’s about five years before you hope to retire (if not sooner)—when retirement is close enough to know what you want it to look like, and yet far enough away there’s still time to hone your strategy to help meet those goals or alter your plans. Here are five questions to ask—and begin answering—before you start planning your retirement party.

Wellness Wise

The Right Care at the Right Time

Don’t waste time and money with unnecessary trips to the emergency room. Read tips on how to make a decision to go to an ER or call our 24/7 Nurseline or visit our online Symptom Checker.

Healthy Recipe of the Month

It's Cold Outside... Let's have Soup!

soupWorking on weight management in 2009? Make a meal of soup. The high water content and low energy density make it naturally filling. Be careful! Soups that are cream-based are loaded with calories. Choose soups that have lean meat or beans along with veggies and broth. Soup is on! Learn how to prepare these easy and quick soups!