CDC Says Double-Masking Offers More Protection Against The Coronavirus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new research on Wednesday that found wearing a cloth mask over a surgical mask offers more protection against the coronavirus, as does tying knots on the ear loops of surgical masks. Those findings prompted new guidance on how to improve mask fit at a time of concern…

How racism threatens the response to the coronavirus pandemic

A complex public undertaking like the coronavirus response depends a lot on public trust. But a legacy of systemic racism across multiple institutions has eroded that trust in many minority communities. The big picture: Health care has its own sordid history, from the Tuskegee Study to hospitals’ patient-dumping practices to substandard care for black mothers and babies. Consequently, minorities — especially black…

Just Press Pause!

Relax! It’s possible to slow down, recharge, and ultimately end up way ahead. The MH guide to taking a mental-health day. BY PETER ANDREY SMITHPHOTOGRAPHS BY FREDRIK BRODEN JOE VAN WYK, A 55-YEAR-OLD portrait photographer from Austin, makes a living capturing people’s best moments, even when his life feels totally out of focus. The business…

UPDATE: PGCPS Brings the Summer Food Service Program back to Glenarden

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) will sponsor the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), which provides free meals to youth under age 18 in low-income areas. This includes siblings and other non-PGCPS students. Locations, dates, times and meal services are below. For more information, call 301-952-6580. Click on link below to…

The Real Benefits Of Preventing 1 Million Tons of CO2 Emissions [Infographic]

Should Glenarden begin looking closer at solving this continuing proble as we grow in population and commercial and office development? While renewable energy sources account for more and more of our energy mix, the ever increasing global demand for energy means that reliance on fossil fuels will continue for the foreseeable future. That’s why carbon…