The Indigo Blog

Feb01
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Ditch the itch: Keep your skin healthy this winter

Winter conditions can bring on new skin issues or cause flare-ups of existing disorders. Learn how winter weather affects skin and steps to keep your skin healthy throughout the season and beyond.
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Nov30
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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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Sep27
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Get the skinny on these common skin conditions

Rough patches, bumps and rashes can be concerning. Learn more about common skin conditions and how to treat them. 
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Aug03
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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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Jul20
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Take the heat out of burns

Different levels of burns call for different types of treatment. Find out when at-home first aid is enough, or whether you need to visit urgent care or the ER. 
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Jun22
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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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Apr14
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Stay blister free this season

Don’t let blisters sideline your spring plans. Understand what causes blisters, how to prevent them and what you should (and shouldn’t) do when they form.
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Feb17
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4 tips for healthier winter skin

If itchy, dry skin has you scratching this winter, these recommendations can bring some relief.
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Dec02
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Blogs: Best of 2020

Before you put 2020 in the rearview mirror, see what our readers picked as the Top 10 Blogs of the Year. 
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Sep30
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4 tips for hiking with your family this fall

There’s risk for common hiking injuries such as twisted ankles and painful blisters. Let's take a look at the most helpful tips for preventing these common ailments that can happen while you're hiking. 

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Aug05
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Top 6 blogs to read this summer

Don't let summer slip away without reading our most popular posts of the season. Get useful health tips from Indigo experts for you and your family. 

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Jul29
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Don't ignore that ingrown toenail

Ouch! An ingrown nail can be painful. Follow these prevention and treatment tips so you can show off your toes this summer. 
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Jul15
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Healing sunburns at home

The sun's UV rays can damage unprotected skin in as little as 15 minutes. If you find yourself with a sunburn, several at-home treatments can relieve the pain and help soothe your skin.

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Jul08
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4 tips for safe summer camping

Whether you're camping or glamping, a little preparation can help ensure your family stays safe on your next outdoor adventure. 
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Jun18
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Caution: Hot grill! How to avoid BBQ injuries this summer

Review these important safety tips before firing up your grill this summer. 

 

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