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The Truth About Ozone Generators

If you are concerned about the air quality in your home, you may have considered buying an ozone generator. They work by producing ozone that reacts with organic material such as odors or smoke and reverts back to oxygen. However there’s a catch… in fact there are a few. The chemical reaction that turns pollutants […]

Air Quality Concerns in Hawaii

As the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii continues to erupt, air quality concerns in the region grow. Officially the most violent eruption in the US since 1980, the Kilauea Volcano continues to release gas and ash into the surrounding areas. Thankfully, at the time of writing, there have been no fatalities but the health of local […]

Wildfire Season Starting Early in 2018

This weekend we have seen three separate fires burn out of control across Colorado, New Mexico and California. Hundreds of families have been forced to leave their homes, while firefighters work to control the fires. At the time of writing this article, thousands of acres of land have been destroyed and some outbuildings have also […]

A special “Thank You” to our dealers

500 Elk Street Buffalo,  NY 14210 (800) 724-8403   Dear Valued Dealer, I would personally like to thank every dealer in our network for the understanding and patience they have extended to everybody at Austin. The decision to divert a great deal of our production capacity to providing air purifiers to California was difficult but […]

Air Quality Action Days

Summer is in full swing and the weather is hotter than ever! Warm weather means many of us are taking advantage of being outside at every chance we have. Though the summer weather is enjoyable, it can also have a negative effect on our environment and cause there to be air quality advisories. Have you […]

Poor Indoor Air Quality May Cause Heart Attacks

Nearly half the world’s population relies on burning fuels for heating their homes, turning on the lights and cooking. In underdeveloped countries around the world, burning fuel in your home is, simply, a way of life. We are all familiar with outdoor air pollution, but have you ever considered the air quality in your home? […]

The Role of Air Pollution in Hypertension

Hypertension affects approximately 1 in every 3 people in the United States. It is a fancy word more commonly known as high blood pressure. Hypertension is a serious medical condition in which the force of blood flowing through the arteries is too strong. Blood flows through our bodies each time our heart beats and when […]

Acetaminophen Kills Pain and Empathy

Taking acetaminophen as a painkiller is not only killing your pain, it may also be killing your empathy. A new study suggests that if you take this medicine to decrease your pain, it may be decreasing your ability to empathize with other people’s pain, both physically and socially. Acetaminophen is an over-the-counter medicine that serves […]