Tag: <span>Pneumonia</span>

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…




ragweed season

Ragweed season is hitting early this year, and caught this maskedhipster unaware.  At least I think that’s what led to my 2 a.m. trip to the emergency room a few days ago. Usually the early warning signs that I need to take avoidance measures begin in my nose.  My nose will itch, run and sneeze…