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Columbia University Far-UVC Light Study Shows Promise As Wellness Design-Based Covid Killer

Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could all worry less about catching Covid at home? Or the flu? Or any number of other illnesses? Columbia University professor David Brenner has a long-term solution. It’s called far-UVC light and he’s been researching it for years. The early studies showed that it could defeat drug-resistant superbugs. His latest study shows that it can also defeat the virus that causes Covid. While we wait for it to commercialize and reach affordability — hopefully soon! — there are similar technologies emerging that we can purchase now. Check out my latest Forbes.com article on this topic.

UV-C light, a proven pathogen killer, is harnessed in this handsome ceiling fan
(Photo Courtesy: Big Ass Fans/Haiku)

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We’re just six days away from the publication of my new book, Wellness by Design: A Room-by-Room Guide to Optimizing Your Home for Health, Fitness and Happiness. I shared a preview earlier, which you can check out here, but I’d really love for you to read this write-up on the book from Business of Home, a respected digital design magazine.

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Healthy Women also shared my tips on wellness design in a recent article. You can read that here.

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I posted for weeks about the GelPro giveaway. I’m glad to share that the anti-fatigue mat now underfoot in a happy winner’s kitchen. (The Kohler handheld massaging showerhead is making another winner happy in her home.) If you want to be in on future giveaways, be sure to sign up for my Book Launch Circle. You could be the next winner!

 

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Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS,  MCCWC

Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS, MCCWC
San Diego, CA

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