March 17, 2021

MEO spotted in Beverley Hills ; Bella Magazine Arts + Culture Event. "BELLA Magazine celebrated its November/December Arts + Culture Issue with a safe and intimate dinner party at the La Peer Hotel, in West Hollywood, California. BELLA welcomed cover stars Tabitha + Choyce Brown, along with team + VIP guests, who sipped Prosecco DOC + 1907 Water. Presenting sponsor, Souley Vegan, served delicious, vegan bites + MEO Air provided guests with stylish face masks. Swag Bags, provided by Greentop Gifts, included products from Estala Skincare, Dune Jewelry, GoodWipes, Supersmile, K-Skin, Celestial Silk, Naturally Africa Haircare, Nena’s Organics, Aloisia Beauty, Flaunt Body, Azzizah’s Vegan Popcorn, Unstoppable Products Skin Masks, Shanti Creations Candles, Ultima Health Products, L’OR Espresso Pods, Peet Bros., Power Bites, + Sterling Forever" - Courtesy of ,  Many thanks to the beautiful ladies and team at Bella Magazine for having us and sharing a little Kiwi innovation on the world stage.

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March 16, 2021

How to help someone with a disability wear a face mask

Since the start of the pandemic, several countries have made wearing a face mask mandatory. However, there is a lack of clarity around exemption of face mask usage for persons with disabilities. This not only leaves disabled people vulnerable to the virus, but also prevents their caregivers or loved ones from finding a viable solution to protect their needs. At the same time, wearing a face mask may present a challenge for some people with disabilities who are, for example, individuals with developmental or intellectual disabilities, including autistic people, people who cannot independently put on or take off a mask, people with lung diseases or breathing difficulties, people who experience panic attacks while wearing masks, and people who are Deaf and hard of hearing. Before you contemplate, as a caregiver or loved one of someone with a...

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Is it safe to wear a face mask while exercising?

There’s a huge debate happening right now on whether it should be mandatory for joggers to wear masks while running or exercising. As gyms slowly reopen, while the threat of the coronavirus continues to loom, it’s down to a personal choice whether you want to exercise in a mask. Scientifically speaking, there is little to no risk while exercising with a mask for healthy individuals. A study conducted by the University of Saskatchewan (USask) concluded that exercise performance and blood and muscle oxygen levels are not affected for healthy individuals wearing a face mask during strenuous workouts.  However, there are two camps to this conversation with some experts recommending home workouts and socially distanced runs instead of masking up during exercises. This is especially recommended for people who are new to exercising or for those who thought...

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