Month: January 2018

The fashion mask I use

I have written a lot about masks over the several months but have said nothing about the the fashion mask I use. I’ve felt, and still feel that I shouldn’t endorse any mask over another in this blog. A mask that works well for me might not work well for someone else, and vice versa….



Flu widespread in 49 US states, flu mask one option

Influenza is unusually rampant this year as 49 US states report widespread flu cases. This could a year to consider adding a flu mask to your health arsenal (though please note my important disclaimer). Three factors make this particular season particularly severe. The first is the that the number of flu cases has tripled over…




What the fog? The challenge of masks fogging glasses

Those of us who wear glasses are quite familiar with the annoyance of putting on a face mask and then suddenly seeing the world fog up around us. Some people I know have said that they would love to wear masks to protect themselves against allergens and pollution, but refrain from doing so because of…