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    New Poll

    Despite awareness of the connection between health and learning, a recent poll reveals that only 12% of Minnesota parents have asked for healthier options at their children’s school.

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    Nice Ride Launches 2016 Season

    The Center and Nice Ride Minnesota are happy to announce a five-year extension of Blue Cross’ title sponsorship of the successful bike-share organization.

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    Our History

    In celebration of our 10-year anniversary, we launched a timeline of key moments in our rich history.

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    How Healthy is Your Community?

    Most people believe that being healthy comes down to individual willpower. But the fact is neighborhoods with healthy options help people live longer, healthier lives.

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    Our Story

    Watch our video to see how -- and why -- we're creating healthier communities across Minnesota.

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Current Initiative: Active Places Demonstration Projects

These temporary, low-cost projects will help illustrate how small changes to our surroundings make it easier for people to be physically active.

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  • Making Healthy Choices Possible for All Minnesotans

    The Center for Prevention at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota tackles the leading causes of preventable disease -- tobacco use, physical inactivity and unhealthy eating -- to increase health equity, transform communities and create a healthier state.