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Feb 10, 2014, 09:31 ET

Got Allergies, But Still Want Pets? Environmental Health Experts Weigh in on Best Breeds

 Dogs may be man's best friend, but household pets of all shapes, sizes and breeds can be an allergen nightmare for some families. Released...

Jan 13, 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,...

Jan 06, 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...

Dec 12, 2013, 12:00 ET
Fever Tech:  New Braun Forehead Thermometer is a Must-Have for Moms.  (PRNewsFoto/Kaz)

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...

Dec 03, 2013, 09:19 ET
Humidify in Style with the New Honeywell Designer Series.  (PRNewsFoto/Kaz USA, Inc.)

Humidify in Style with the New Honeywell Designer Series

Though many homeowners across the country may worry about inclement weather as temperatures dip this winter, one of the biggest sources of cold...

Oct 22, 2013, 09:47 ET
Beauty Meets Brains in New Line of Honeywell Infrared Heaters.  (PRNewsFoto/Kaz)

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,...

Oct 03, 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...

Sep 10, 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...

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

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...

May 08, 2013, 10:07 ET
A Tale of Two Cities: NYC vs. L.A.  (PRNewsFoto/Kaz)

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...

Dec 21, 2012, 01:00 ET
Braun ThermoScan, Doctor’s Number One

Braun ThermoScan® wurde von deutschen Ärzten und Kinderärzten zur Nummer Eins[1] der genauen Temperaturmessung gewählt

Nach einer neuen, unabhängigen Studie unter Kinderärzten und Allgemeinmedizinern ist Braun ThermoScan® die bei Fachleuten...

Nov 26, 2012, 09:34 ET
Vicks Starry Night Humidifier Available Now in New Colors Exclusively at Babies"R"Us.  (PRNewsFoto/Kaz)

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...

Nov 06, 2012, 09:37 ET
The Honeywell Cool Moisture Humidifier and Honeywell Surround Heat(R) Heater Select are now available exclusively at Target in new colors burgundy and navy, in addition to white and black, to help homeowners integrate winter home comfort into their home decor.  (PRNewsFoto/Kaz USA, Inc.)

Honeywell Heaters and Humidifiers Get a Makeover - Burgundy, Navy Colors Launching This Fall at Target

 Select lines of Honeywell humidifiers and portable heaters are now available in new colors burgundy (red) and navy (blue), in addition to...

Oct 24, 2012, 09:00 ET
The AirGenius Awards, sponsored by the makers of the new Honeywell AirGenius Air Cleaner, identified the top 100 U.S. cities with the cleanest air.  (PRNewsFoto/Kaz)

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...

Apr 18, 2012, 09:12 ET
The new Honeywell AirGenius 5 is the first air cleaner that combines top consumer desired features into one model, including large room cleaning, sleek design, Smart Controls, quiet operation and optimized air cleaning based on homeowners' specific daily and seasonal needs. For more information on Honeywell air purifiers, visit www.HoneywellCleanAir.com or on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/HoneywellPluggedIn.  (PRNewsFoto/Kaz)

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...

Mar 28, 2012, 09:30 ET
The new Honeywell with Febreze Freshness(tm) Cool & Refresh Fan combines two devices into one for home climate and aroma control. The fan provides both effective cooling and quiet operation, and uses Febreze(r) Set&Refresh(r) scent cartridges for whole room freshening. Now available at Target and Walmart.  (PRNewsFoto/Kaz)

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™...

Mar 01, 2012, 09:53 ET
Featuring a patented UV light chamber, the Vicks GermFree Cool Mist Humidifier (V3900) helps relieve cough and cold symptoms and and kills up to 99.9% of bacteria, mold and fungi.  (PRNewsFoto/Kaz Inc.)

National Survey Unveils How Moms Survive a Sick Day

When your spouse is sick, do you quarantine the bedroom and avoid contact? If yes, you're not alone – 43% of American moms say that...

Dec 15, 2011, 08:25 ET
The new Vicks(R) Behind Ear Thermometer (V980) takes the guesswork out of measuring for fever.  (PRNewsFoto/Kaz)

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...

Oct 24, 2011, 08:46 ET
The new SmartTemp Dual Action Hot & Cold Pad (HC2000), a reusable gel pad with a revolutionary design that combines both hot and cold therapy at the same time, offers therapeutic relief for general aches and pains and trouble areas caused by sports injuries, joint pain and arthritis. As a general rule of thumb, RICE (rest, ice, compress and elevate) therapy is recommended to athletes for relief from acute injuries like sprained ankles, but most Americans are not aware of the benefits simultaneous hot and cold therapy can offer. (PRNewsFoto/Kaz Inc.)

New SmartTemp Dual Action Hot & Cold Pad Offers Therapeutic At-Home Relief

Under the SmartTemp™ brand, Kaz Inc., a global manufacturer of health and wellness products, is launching the SmartTemp Dual Action Hot...

Sep 14, 2010, 09:22 ET
The new Vicks Starry Night Humidifier releases cool moisture into the air, which provides temporary relief of congestion and coughs for a more comfortable night's sleep.  (PRNewsFoto/Kaz)

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...