The Indigo Blog

Mar24
Preventive Health

Preventing injuries as you age

Age happens, and so does normal wear and tear on your body. Your brain may tell you you’re still as perky as you were in your 20s, but your shoulder and knee might be telling you something else.
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Feb07
Preventive Health

How does lack of sleep affect your health?

Just like food and water, sleep is essential to keep your body and mind in top form. Learn how lack of sleep affects your health and what you can do to ensure you’re getting an adequate amount of shut-eye each night.
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Jan25
Preventive Health

Does a pulse oximeter belong in your COVID toolkit?

If you have COVID-19, a pulse oximeter may be a helpful tool to monitor blood oxygen levels. But there are limitations to using the devices. Learn more about how pulse oximeters work and if you should have one in your home first-aid kit.

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Jan18
Preventive Health

Protecting Yourself From COVID: Choosing the Right Mask

With cases of the highly contagious Omicron variant surging, high filtration masks are the best way to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.  Learn which recommended and approved mask is right for you.

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Dec28
Preventive Health

Best Blogs of 2021

Our most popular blogs of 2021 will boost your knowledge for the New Year!  
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Dec14
Preventive Health

10 holiday health hacks to make spirits bright

Don’t let the hustle and bustle of the holidays sideline your health and well-being. Try these 10 hacks for a healthier and happier holiday season.
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Nov30
Preventive Health

Don’t let a burn scorch your holiday plans

The holidays mean a higher incidence of scalds and burns, especially among younger children. Learn what do to immediately when burns happen, how to ease pain and promote healing, and common remedies you should avoid.

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Oct13
Preventive Health

Healthy fall fun with unvaccinated kids

Even if your young kids are unvaccinated against COVID-19, there’s no need to miss out on fall fun. Learn about safe and healthy activities the whole family can enjoy this autumn.  

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Sep23
Preventive Health

5 habits to boost your immune system this fall

The immune system is the body’s natural defense against infection and the key to good health. Learn how to boost your immune system this fall to protect yourself against colds, flu, COVID-19 and other viruses and bacteria.
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Aug26
Preventive Health

5 common myths about dehydration

Dehydration can be extremely dangerous — and often misunderstood. Recognize the myths about dehydration and the right way to meet your fluid needs, during summer and all year-round.
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Aug03
Preventive Health

Your awkward health questions, answered: Summer edition

Smelly feet, bumps in unusual places and other awkward health concerns are more common than you think. Our health professionals share their answers to some of the embarrassing questions you've been wanting to ask. 
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Jun29
Preventive Health

Essential tips for safe summer travel

COVID-19 restrictions are easing, and travel is making a comeback. But the coronavirus is still with us. Learn how to stay safe when making your summer travel plans.

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Jun22
Preventive Health

Protecting your skin from the sun

Getting too much sun is dangerous to your health. Learn how to prevent sun overexposure and the most effective ways to treat sunburn when it happens.

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Jun15
Preventive Health

Safe under the stars: Building a camping first-aid kit

A well-stocked first-aid kit is essential when you’re camping in the great outdoors. Learn what to include in yours, from first-aid basics to key essentials you may not have thought of.

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