The Indigo Blog

Nov29
Preventive Health

Dressing your family for winter weather

Exposure to colder temperatures and dry air can negatively impact your body’s immune system. Get your quick guide for staying warm and healthy this winter.

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Nov15
Preventive Health

Antibiotics: Why they are not always the answer

Dr. Shane Brooks answers questions about antibiotic resistance and offers advice for the cold and flu season. 
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Nov08
Preventive Health

Flu season: Your questions, answered

Flu season is just around the corner. Are you ready? We're sharing answers to a few of the most commonly asked questions so you can be prepared.
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Oct29
Preventive Health

Beware of these 4 Halloween health hazards

Parents, get some quick tips to keep your little ones safe on Halloween. 
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Oct25
Preventive Health

Fishing fails: Watch out for these common injuries

Before you cast your line, remember these smart tips to avoid common injuries and keep the hook in the fish and out of your hand. 

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Oct21
Preventive Health

3 myths you shouldn't believe about the flu

The flu is often misunderstood. Here's what you need to know to stay healthy this flu season.
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Oct07
Preventive Health

Top tips for tackling fall allergies this pumpkin season

Autumn is more than just pumpkin spice lattes and pie. Don’t let fall allergies cramp your cozy sweater weather. Control your allergy symptoms with these top tips to get you through the season.

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Sep16
Preventive Health

Back-to-school health traps and how to avoid them

Know these common back-to-school health issues and how to avoid them for the healthiest start to your school year.
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Aug15
Preventive Health

Get back to school with a healthy start

Establishing healthy habits before school starts will help your child thrive in class and at play.

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Aug12
Preventive Health

Swimming safety: Wellness in open waters

Know these risks of open water recreation and how to keep your family safe while swimming in the many lakes, rivers and beaches around the greater Northwest.

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Jun28
Preventive Health

Fireworks and sparkler safety for kids

Don't miss these alternative firework ideas to spark some fun with your kiddos this Fourth of July holiday. 
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Jun21
Preventive Health

Going away for summer vacation? Stay safe with these 4 tips

Sunglasses? Check. Sunscreen? Check. Safety tips? Add these to your packing list to ensure a fun and memorable trip.

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Jun14
Preventive Health

6 summer ailments: How to prevent and treat them

Knowing which health hazards to watch out for can make your summer more enjoyable.

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May03
Preventive Health

A basic guide to STD testing

It's not always an easy topic to discuss, but regular STD testing is important for good health. 
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Apr12
Preventive Health

Why kids (and adults) should get a sports physical before spring training

Easing back into spring sports can help prevent minor injuries. 
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