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A federation of locally governed, regulated, and licensed not-for-profit entities that disburses monies for health care in the US

blues

Drug slang
A regional street term for Amytal–amobarbital.
 
Managed care
Blue Cross & Blue Shield Association, see there.
 
Medspeak-UK
Theatre blues, see there.
 
Psychiatry 
Transient mental depression, often related to exogenous events.

Vox populi
A style of music that originated with African Americans in the deep South of the US in the late 1800s, which borrows elements from spirituals, work songs, shouts and chants, and rhymed simple narrative ballads.
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the Blues

Blue Cross & Blue Shield Association, see there.

the blues

Psychiatry Transient mental depression, often related to exogenous events. See Christmas blues, Cocaine blues, Postpartum blues.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Patient discussion about the blues

Q. I’m sick of feeling blue, and wish I could just enjoy life like other people do. Hi, I get in to depressive episode even for minor issues. Although my depression makes it hard for me to maintain friendships, I have a number of close friends. I’m going well with my parents. I have a stable, well-paid job and a first class master’s degree. I'm fit, healthy and don't consider myself unattractive. I don't understand why I get depressed, but I feel down most of the time. I sleep too little or not enough, and my diet deteriorates during the real low periods. I lack motivation in everything and it started to affect my job. I’m sick of feeling blue, and wish I could just enjoy life like other people do.

A. Make an appointment with your doctor as soon as you can and tell him/her all that you are saying here. Your doctor can help you with this and get you going again. Don't put it off or try to cure yourself with alternative stuff.

Q. Is a Proventil Inhaler cheaper by you than Secirity Blue? I pay $60. with Security Blue now. Is it cheaper with you for a three months supply ?

A. here is a drug prices comparing site-
http://www.compare-prescription-prices.com/drug/Proventil.htm

but i couldn't find there that other drug you were talking about....is that it's name?

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That style is certainly not when or how the blues began, as earlier kinds of blues date back to the late 1890s and, before that, can be found in prototypical twelve-measure songs.
The member companies in the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association have picked an executive from Blue Shield of California to lead the association's board.
The Blues Hall of Fame will debut the exhibit Black, White and Blues: Photographs by Marc Norberg.
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Grand chatted with The Daily Star about the Blues in his life and the Middle East.
The Blues' hospital discount deals end up inflating hospital costs for patients who have no insurance, or who have other types of health coverage, the plaintiffs say.
This study also seeks to discount notions that the blues queens of the 1920s, or any era, were, to a large degree, the creation of the music business.
The society thought it an excellent idea, ran with it, and "Ladies of the Blues" at the Bull Run Restaurant in Shirley on Saturday is the result.
LIVING THE BLUES The sky's the limit when it comes to choosing a decorating shade in paint, and Dulux's impressive selection includes the lyrically named Blue Reflection, Lost Lake and Indigo Infusion.
More recently, Marybeth Hamilton's In Search of the Blues questions the very notion of folk blues as a musical idiom, arguing instead that what we think of as blues is in fact a fiction, created by white producers and promoters to capitalize on an exoticized sense of the other.
So bring on the blues, and you'll enjoy a bright outlook whatever the weather.
i don't know the name of the blues that shadow our path