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05 Mar, 2012, 09:00 ET New TUMS® Freshers™ Product Helps Freshen Breath and Fight Heartburn Anytime, Anywhere

Marking the biggest innovation for TUMS® in more than 80 years, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare North America announced today the...


09 Jan, 2012, 13:46 ET A Statement from GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare on Study Published in the Journal Tobacco Control

  A new study published in the journal Tobacco Control reported on medical interventions for smoking cessation, including...


12 Oct, 2011, 10:21 ET Welcome to Cold & Flu Season: What Everyone Should Know About Cold Sores and How to Effectively Treat Them

As temperatures drop and winter-related illnesses rise, the chance of a cold sore being triggered increases. Cold temperatures and illness are...


03 Oct, 2011, 14:00 ET 20 Most Congested Cities in U.S. Unveiled

To help frustrated nighttime nasal congestion sufferers understand the factors greatly contributing to their chronic nasal congestion and trouble...


27 Jul, 2011, 08:00 ET Study Shows Smokers Cling to Old Fears About the Health Effects of Smoking Cessation Treatments

Nearly half of all smokers in the United States attempt to quit at least once per year, yet the majority of these efforts fail.(1) One factor...


24 Mar, 2011, 11:42 ET New Survey Finds Menthol Smokers Feel "Twice-Addicted"

A survey conducted this month, sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, uncovers the perceptions and habits of menthol cigarette smokers,...


09 Feb, 2011, 08:00 ET America Votes Aquafresh® iso-active® Toothpaste 2011 Product of the Year

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare North America, the maker of Aquafresh® is pleased to announce that Aquafresh® iso-active®...


02 Feb, 2011, 09:00 ET New Charity-Branded Packages of BC and Goody's Powders go on Sale to Benefit Wounded Warrior Project and Victory Junction on Behalf of Trace Adkins and Richard Petty

Fans of BC and Goody's powders will notice new packages on the shelves branded with familiar faces and charity logos. The new packaging showcases...


09 Dec, 2010, 18:52 ET A Statement From GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Regarding the Surgeon General's Report on Tobacco Smoke and Disease

Today the U.S. Surgeon General issued a report highlighting that there is no safe level of exposure to tobacco smoke and that the only proven...


28 Oct, 2010, 08:00 ET A Statement from GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare on FDA Workshop to Explore Extended Use of Nicotine Replacement Therapy

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare strongly supports the Food and Drug Administration for holding a scientific workshop this week that focused on...


27 Sep, 2010, 15:00 ET A Statement from GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare on FDA Regulation of Smokeless Tobacco Products

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare, a leader in helping smokers quit and the marketer of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products,...


06 Jul, 2010, 11:33 ET Wisconsin Statewide Smoke-Free Law May Prompt Smokers to Quit

July 5th is a great day to quit smoking for good.  There are more than 806,000 smokers in the state of Wisconsin and every year almost 7,200...


30 Jun, 2010, 14:15 ET BC and Goody's Online 'Pick A Powder' Contest Kicks Off Starring Trace Adkins and Richard Petty

Known just as much for their talents as they are for wearing their signature cowboy hats, country music superstar Trace Adkins, and racing legend...


22 Jun, 2010, 13:51 ET New Survey Shows Misperceptions About 'Light' Cigarettes Persist

Today, new legislation will go into effect surrounding the ban of word descriptors such as "light," "low," and "mild" on all packaging and...


04 May, 2010, 08:05 ET New Survey Shows Families May Not Be Addressing Their Oral Health Care Needs

According to a new study surveying U.S. moms, a significant majority (69 percent) feel meeting the specific oral health care needs of each family...


27 Apr, 2010, 14:52 ET New Nicorette mini Lozenge Offers Convenient, Pocket-Sized Support to Help Smokers Looking to Quit

To better help meet the needs of smokers who are quitting, Nicorette® launched a mini-sized stop smoking lozenge that dissolves up to...


17 Feb, 2010, 10:54 ET A Statement From GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare on the Petition to FDA to Help People Quit Smoking

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare, marketer of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products, including Nicorette®, NicoDerm®...


02 Feb, 2010, 09:59 ET Make The Big Game Healthy And Heartburn Free

With the Big Game approaching, many football fans across the country are preparing for viewing parties, and the non-stop eating that comes with...


28 Jan, 2010, 13:29 ET alli Proven to Reduce Visceral Fat, a Dangerous Fat Linked to Many Life-Threatening Diseases, According to New Data Released Today

New studies show that overweight and obese people using alli® (orlistat 60 mg) with a reduced calorie, lower-fat diet can significantly reduce...


13 Jan, 2010, 13:39 ET Eight in 10 Americans Say They're in Control of Their Eating Habits - But Growing Obesity Crisis Tells Another Story

Are Americans in denial about their eating habits? Today, two out of three Americans are overweight or obese, and by 2030 that figure will balloon...