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09 Feb, 2016, 09:12 ET The Search for Comfort Continues: Third-Annual List of America's Coziest Cities Revealed by Makers of Honeywell Heaters

 As temperatures plunge, many of us are dreaming of warmer weather, but, you may not have to go as far as you think to find comfort. To some,...


18 Nov, 2015, 09:17 ET From Cleaners to Nail Polish, List of Top Household Airborne Chemicals Uncovered

 Do cleaning products and disinfectants lead to a healthier home? Some families say yes, but what many don't realize is that airborne chemicals...


16 Nov, 2015, 09:13 ET Have Low Humidity? Indoor Air Scientists Uncover the Top Ten Household Items Impacted By Humidity Levels

 From antique furniture and photo albums to pianos and even wine, low humidity levels can wreak havoc on many of our prized possessions. People...


13 Oct, 2015, 10:15 ET Introducing Vicks® SmartTemp™ - The World's First Wireless Digital Stick Thermometer With Connected Health App from Vicks

The 100-year old Vicks® brand, a trusted leader in cold and flu relief, announces today its entry into the connected health space with the...


13 Jan, 2015, 10:12 ET Environmental Scientists Redefine Home Comfort with the 2nd Annual "America's Coziest Cities" Ranking

 While to some the definition of coziness might mean curling up fireside at a bed and breakfast, to others it could mean quaint streets and...


06 Jan, 2015, 09:32 ET Lose the Bulk: Ceramic Heaters Slim Down, But Still Pack Power

When winter weather strikes, it's a natural instinct to layer on bulky clothes to stay warm—In fact, Americans say that when temperatures...


13 Nov, 2014, 10:02 ET Warm Your Space Your Way with New Honeywell HeatBud™ Heaters

 The most common way for Americans to warm up during the winter months is by throwing on an extra blanket, according to a national survey...


15 Oct, 2014, 09:33 ET Dust and Household Odors are No Match for the New Febreze™ Air Purifier

Stale and stinky bedrooms, dorm rooms, ripe kitchen odors and dusty, musty basements are just a few scenarios that rub the nose the wrong way, but...


13 Jan, 2014, 09:37 ET Scientists Pinpoint America's Driest Cities with the Vicks® Moisture Map

 Most Americans know the parched feeling after a long flight or a cold, dry night – the effects are often visible with flakey skin,...


06 Jan, 2014, 09:33 ET The Formula for Comfort: In Search of America's Coziest Cities

As temperatures plummet, many Americans will be retreating indoors to stay warm and hunker down, but some U.S. cities may have a natural advantage...


12 Dec, 2013, 12:00 ET Fever Tech: New Braun Forehead Thermometer is a Must-Have for Moms

 The Braun ThermoScan Ear Thermometer, the #1 thermometer among pediatricians and moms, now has a new family member arriving this fall: the...


22 Oct, 2013, 09:47 ET Beauty Meets Brains in New Line of Honeywell Infrared Heaters

As temperatures dip this fall, consumers looking to save on energy bills won't have to make a choice between cutting-edge design and whole room,...


03 Oct, 2013, 09:37 ET Pretty in Pink -- Vicks® Launches Three New Humidifiers, Including New Colors

Humidifiers help provide temporary relief from cough and congestion, counteract the effects of harsh, dry air, and can bring temporary relief to...


10 Sep, 2013, 09:35 ET Announcing the New Line of Honeywell True HEPA Allergen Remover Air Purifiers

 Airborne allergens, mold spores and even odors are no match for the new Honeywell True HEPA Air Purifiers. Available just in time for fall...


06 Jun, 2013, 11:23 ET Odors and Stagnant Air Beware: Honeywell Fans and Febreze Join Forces on New Dual-Action Tower Fan

In time for spring cleaning and warming temperatures nationwide, the new Honeywell with Febreze Freshness™ Cool & Refresh Tower Fan has...


08 May, 2013, 10:07 ET A Tale of Two Cities: NYC vs. L.A. - Pilot Study Indicates Nasty Pollutants in Families' Home Air

 Most families don't think about what contaminants could be lurking in their indoor air, so environmental health experts put two average homes...


26 Nov, 2012, 09:34 ET Vicks Starry Night Humidifier Available Now in New Colors Exclusively at Babies"R"Us

 The Vicks Starry Night Cool Moisture Humidifier (V3700) is now available in two new colors – purple and green – exclusively at...


24 Oct, 2012, 09:00 ET AirGenius Awards Identify U.S. Cities with the Cleanest Air

 On average, people take more than 21,600 breaths a day, yet two-thirds of the American population[1] does not  think about the quality...


18 Apr, 2012, 09:12 ET New Honeywell AirGenius Air Cleaner Is First to Offer Homeowners Large-Room Cleaning, Smart Controls and Washable Filter in a Sleek Tower Design

 The new Honeywell AirGenius 5 is the first air cleaner that combines top consumer desired features into one model, including large room...


28 Mar, 2012, 09:30 ET The New Honeywell with Febreze Freshness™ Cool & Refresh Fan Makes Combating Odors a Breeze

Homeowners now have a new way to circulate stagnant indoor air while helping to eliminate odors. The new Honeywell with Febreze Freshness™...


15 Dec, 2011, 08:25 ET Behind The Ear -- A New Site To Measure for Fever

 For parents, knowing how to take a child's temperature the correct way and whether environmental factors like sweat or drafts affect the...


14 Sep, 2010, 09:22 ET Humidifiers Just Got More Fun for Kids - Vicks Launches Starry Night Cool Moisture Humidifier

Getting kids excited about humidifiers is tough to say the least, particularly when they're dragged out of the closet only when little ones are...


02 Mar, 2010, 08:16 ET Gadgets to Help Soothe the Winter Blues - and Flus!

Lots of liquids and rest are important during times of illness, but there are also new gadgets that can improve winter wellness in the home....