Tag: NIOSH

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…




maskedhipster’s mask buying guide

My experience is that most people aren’t very aware or familiar with how to select the right mask, and that can be worrisome because the wrong mask or improperly fitted mask won’t work and could even do more harm than good.  Therefore, I have put together this mask buying guide, which will hopefully be of…