Louisiana Marathon Discount

Blue Cross and HMO Louisiana members can use the code BCBSLA to get 20% off the registration fee for the 2017 Louisiana Marathon and its shorter distance races.

The Louisiana Marathon is a nationally recognized, three-day running festival that has a race for everyone. There will be a kids’ marathon, 5K, half marathon and full marathon. It will be held January 13-15, 2017.

To sign up or learn more visit thelouisianamarathon.com or follow the Louisiana Marathon on Facebook or Twitter @thelamarathon

 

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National Don’t Fry Day

The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention Encourages Everyone to Protect Your Skin Today and Every Day

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The National Council Declares the Friday before Memorial Day, May 22, 2015 is “Don’t Fry Day” To Encourage Sun Safety Awareness

“To help reduce rising rates of skin cancer from overexposure to the ultraviolet (UV) rays of the sun, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has designated the Friday before Memorial Day as “Don’t Fry Day” to encourage sun safety awareness and to remind everyone to protect their skin while enjoying the outdoors.”

Because no single step can fully protect you and your family from overexposure to UV radiation, follow as many of the following tips as possible:

  • Do Not Burn or Tan
  • Seek Shade
  • Wear Sun-Protective Clothing
  • Generously Apply Sunscreen
  • Use Extra Caution Near Water, Snow, and Sand
  • Get Vitamin D Safely

Instead of frying your skin in the sun today, enjoy a delicious dish of vanilla pudding instead. Coincidentally today is also National Vanilla Pudding Day!

Here are some recipes, all containing vanilla pudding,  for you to use and share with your family and friends:

Homemade Vanilla Pudding

Moms Chocolate Chip Cookies

Strawberry Delight Cake

Dessert Pizza