The University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health on Friday declared a hospital disaster and implementing crisis standards of care protocols due to COVID-19. At this point, there is no state-declared public health emergency. So, hospitals are taking the increase in COVID-19 cases into their own hands. The move means the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air and University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace can now adopt new protocols to better handle the influx of patients.
- Miami Herald
Is it the movie theater? The gym? Researchers calculated the odds of infection for any place you might go.
The Biden administration aims to make 400 million N95 masks available to all Americans for free at pharmacies and community health centers next week, a White House official said per The Wall Street...
- The Week
White House to distribute 400 million free N95 masks at 'tens of thousands' of locations starting next week
- Men's Health
Dry January is a popular New Year's resolution, where people give up booze for a month. But does it offer long-lasting health benefits? Here’s what to know.
The CDC now says the general public can wear N95 masks. But how many times can you use them? Experts break it down and share how to store and extend the life of your face mask.
- Country Living
Headaches are one of the most common symptoms of the Omicron COVID-19 variant. Here's why, and what it feels like.
The CDC now recommends wearing respirators. Here are the best N95 masks and KN95 masks to buy online now to protect against Omicron COVID-19.
- Martha Stewart Living
Using this product does much more than freshen your breath.
Americans will be able to pick up free N95 masks at the same places they got vaccinated against COVID-19.
Shop the N95 on Amazon for delivery in early February
- Yahoo Life
Cervical cancer survivors share their stories, encourage screenings: 'I want people to know that you can die'
In honor of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, survivors share their stories and urge women not to put off cervical cancer screenings.
- Women's Health
Jaclyn U. had cankles and unexplained bruising on her legs all her life. She didn't know she had lipedema until she watched the reality TV show Love Island.
After being diagnosed with deadly pancreatic cancer, one woman added an off-label regimen to her official treatments, and has lived longer than most with her condition.
- Eating Well
Here’s what an epidemiologist says about tossing your toothbrush.
About a month ago, I was having a quiet night in when I got a text that’s all-too-familiar these days: A friend I had been with two days earlier tested positive for COVID. Neither she nor I had any...
The government plans to distribute free at-home tests to households starting this week. Here's how to get yours.
- Idaho Statesman
Use this interactive map to view the hospital bed occupancy percentages at local hospitals.
- Women's Health
Model Tess Holliday is a body positivity queen and she's frustrated with all the weight focused comments. She opened up about anorexia diagnosis and recovery.
- In The Know by Yahoo
NICU mom’s heartbreaking TikTok shows the frustrating reality of maternity leave in the US: ‘This. Is. America.’
TikTok users came to the rescue when the reality of maternity leave hit new mom Rebecca Shumard.
At one point or another, many Asian Americans — typically those of East Asian descent — have endured some form of racism targeting the shape of their eyes. In a viral video posted earlier this month, Xu explained that he cannot widen his eyes without raising his eyebrows to lift up his eyelids. “I received a DM that said ‘You might have a condition called ptosis’” Xu said, adding that this unidentified person also sent over a “bunny diagram” as a reference.