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A Dangerous Delay

The University of Maryland waited 18 days to inform students of a virus on campus. That decision left vulnerable students like Olivia Paregol in the dark.


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American Air & Water® Has Partnered with Don Ryan Center to Launch Breakthrough Product

BLUFFTON, SC: American Air & Water®, Inc. of Hilton Head Island, SC has partnered with the Don Ryan Center for Innovation (DRCI) in Bluffton, SC to help launch its new, patented, innovative, lighting and disinfection product, PrismUV™. 


Warren Lynn, President of American Air & Water®, said he believes the Don Ryan Center will be a significant resource for his company as it gets its newest, multi-functional lighting product financed and into nationwide distribution.


American Air & Water® has been specializing in the research, development, marketing and sales of germicidal air, surface and water disinfection systems for nearly 20 years, and with its new PrismUV™ product will now move into the arena of “smart light technology.” 


PrismUV™ Light Combats Germs, Pathogens, Allergens and Odors


“Our patented product replicates sunlight indoors, which improves artificial lighting,” said Lynn, “and by doing so our PrismUV™ light is capable of combating indoor germs, pathogens, allergens and odors as well as positively impacting the mood of the occupants.”


“PrismUV™ is a truly multi-functional, disruptive product that marks a paradigm shift in the world of indoor lighting,” said Lynn. He pointed out that it will alleviate mal-illumination of people spending too much time under artificial indoor light which limits their daily exposure to ‘full-spectrum’ daylight.


“Working with innovative companies like American Air & Water, Inc. is at the core of our mission,” said Trent Williamson, CEO, Don Ryan Center for Innovation, “We thrive in helping entrepreneurs form companies using sound business practices and take solid solutions such as this one to market. We’re encouraged by the potential for this product and look forward to seeing it develop.”


Lynn described the market potential as enormous. PrismUV™ will be especially effective in dormitory and hotel rooms as well as a range of other indoor spaces from cruise ship cabins to children’s day care and senior living facilities.


Lynn credits The Don Ryan Center for Innovation, and in particular its new leadership team of Trent Williamson and Charles Wohl for helping him focus the direction for PrismUV™ and open doors to additional outside partners and

investor groups.


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MEDIA CONTACTS:

Warren Lynn | AA&W Inc. | 843-306-0070

Tom Gardo | Denarius Group PR | 843-384-0672


ABOUT AMERICAN AIR & WATER, INC.

American Air & Water Inc. has been specializing in the research, development and marketing of air, surface and water disinfection systems since 1999, providing solutions for reducing human exposure to pollutants and controlling the spread of harmful micro-organisms. For more details visit the website: AmericanAirandWater.com


ABOUT DON RYAN CENTER FOR INNOVATION (DRCI)

Since 2012 DRCI has been instrumental in creating a business-centric community while empowering innovators through its successful incubation program. The organization has also emerged as the Town of Bluffton’s economic development arm, facilitating numerous projects and partnerships that have led to the town’s vibrant economy. The DRCI business incubator has graduated more than 35 companies and mentored many more. Graduate companies have created hundreds of jobs and generated more than $5 million in annual payroll as well as more than $30 million in annual revenue. The incubator provides resources such as hands-on mentoring, company formation and overall business planning. For more details visit the website: DonRyanCenter.com

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People 65 Years and Older & Influenza

It has been recognized for many years that people 65 years and older are at greater risk of serious complications from the flu compared with young, healthy adults because human immune defenses become weaker with age. 


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Researchers Find Trigger That Turns Strep Infections Into Flesh-Eating Disease

Houston Methodist infectious disease scientists have discovered a previously unknown trigger that turns a relatively run-of-the-mill infection into a devastatingly ravenous, flesh-eating disease. 


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Dozens of new Salmonella cases linked to turkey products in ongoing outbreak

 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just issued a new update to its ongoing investigation of a months-long Salmonella outbreak linked to turkey products. The update, which is the first since mid December of last year, adds over 60 new confirmed cases of Salmonella infection to the 200+ cases that were already logged. 


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Pandemic Influenza & U.S. Public Health Readiness with Dr. Steven Hatfill, M.D.

Flu season is here, and in this episode of “On Watch,” JW Director of Investigations & Research Chris Farrell joins Dr. Steven Hatfill, M.D. to discuss America’s readiness in combating an influenza pandemic similar to the Spanish Flu of 1918—and the likelihood of it occurring again.


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Worldwide Business with kathy ireland® Discusses The Future of Light with American Air & Water

Los Angeles, CA – January 15, 2019 — Worldwide Business with kathy ireland® is pleased to announce an exclusive interview with Warren Lynn, CEO of American Air & Water to discuss their custom built UV systems.


Founded in 2002, the company designs and delivers ultraviolet solutions Through germicidal UVC systems for disinfection of air, surfaces, water and liquid sugar. They are used by industrial, commercial, municipal and residential customers to control the spread of germs while improving energy efficiency.


“Our business for the last 20 years has been all about air, water, surfaces and food processes,” says Lynn. “It’s all about light and what’s under the sun. We’ve developed a new process of light that helps us take care of the air we breathe, water we drink and food we eat. This opens up opportunities for

businesses, especially a disruptive business in the healthcare industry.”


Different colors can affect our mood. The importance of light changes by the day. American Air & Water is working to improve the future of farming with smart light technology.


“Making sure we have the resources to protect our way of life is key,” says J.L. Haber, Vice President of Programming for Worldwide Business. “American Air & Water is showing us all how to do it right.”


For more information about American Air & Water, visit americanairandwater.com and tune in to Fox Business Network as sponsored content on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 5:30pm EST and Bloomberg

International on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 7:00pm GMT and Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 10:00am

D.F. and 2:30pm HKT.


About Worldwide Business with kathy ireland®


Worldwide Business with kathy ireland® is a weekly half-hour show featuring global executives sharing

their business insights and framing the opportunities shaping their industries. Hosted by a business mogul, Kathy Ireland interviews some of the brightest minds in business today. The show broadcasts on Fox Business Network as part of their sponsored content line up and globally on Bloomberg International. Worldwide Business with kathy ireland® extends beyond the weekly on-air program with digital content delivered on various video platforms and across social media.


Visit www.tvwwb.com for detailed airing schedules or check local listings.


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CDC Provides First In-Season Estimates of Flu Illnesses, Medical Visits and Hospitalizations

January 15, 2019


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Flu on the rise in Alabama and other southern states

 

January 14, 2019


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Passengers sick on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship

January 11, 2019


Cruise returning early after hundreds of passengers get sick on Royal Caribbean ship


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