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Dec 11, 2009, 11:42 ET

Stop-Smoking Gum Launches New Campaign Showing Smokers How Quitting Can 'Suck Less'

Starting today, smokers will no longer be scolded in a finger-waving, disapproving manner - but will actually hear something they wouldn't...

Oct 15, 2009, 07:00 ET

New and Improved Breathe Right Extra Nasal Strips are 50 Percent Stronger and Provide Better Breathing to Sleep Better. (PRNewsFoto/GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare)[TK]

Tackling Better Breathing Both On and Off the Field

While many of us will never know the feeling of playing in a professional football game, we all should know the feeling of getting a good...

Oct 01, 2009, 08:00 ET

Aquafresh(R) Celebrates Amazing Moms in Phoenix

In celebration of mothers and the special role they play in their families' lives, the makers of Aquafresh® announced the "Amazing...

Sep 08, 2009, 08:05 ET

New Gel Technology Reaches Hidden Areas of the Mouth

The makers of Aquafresh(R) and Sensodyne(R) introduce a breakthrough technology in toothpaste - new iso-active(R) Foaming Gel. Iso-active has...

Jul 01, 2009, 16:30 ET

Florida State Tobacco Tax Increase May Prompt Smokers to Quit Spontaneously

Today, the Florida state tobacco tax will increase by $1.00, the biggest of its kind in Florida history, to a total of $1.34 per pack, as part of...

Jul 01, 2009, 15:59 ET

New Study Shows Many Unplanned Quit Smoking Attempts are Successful

PARSIPPANY, N.J., July 1 - Data published in the journal, Nicotine and Tobacco Research, shows that many U.S. quit attempts are unplanned and can...

Jun 03, 2009, 13:28 ET

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Makes Agency Changes to Support Growth on Global Brands

TBWA assigned alli and Smoking Control Grey assigned US brands TUMS, Citrucel and FiberChoice GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (GSK Consumer...

Apr 16, 2009, 07:14 ET

Atlanta Parents Brush Up on Growing Concern of Acid Erosion in Children's Teeth at Atlanta Dogwood Festival

Local family dentist and other experts on-hand to provide free education At the Atlanta Dogwood Festival from April 17 to 19, Atlanta parents...

Apr 08, 2009, 10:54 ET

Jeep Grand Cherokee at the 2009 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS). (PRNewsFoto/New York International Auto Show)[JU]

Heartburn Sufferers Find Lasting Relief With TUMS(R) Dual Action

One tablet goes to work in seconds to relieve heartburn all day or all night Approximately 60 million Americans experience heartburn at least...

Apr 07, 2009, 08:14 ET

Acid Erosion In Children's Teeth Growing Concern Among Dentists

Starting from the time they take their children to their first dentist appointment, most parents know how important it is for kids to brush their...

Mar 31, 2009, 17:38 ET

Federal Cigarette Tax Increase and Current Economy Will Change Smoker's Habits

On April 1, the federal cigarette tax will increase by 62 cents to a total of $1.01 per pack, to fund the expansion of the State...

Mar 09, 2009, 20:30 ET

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare to Reach 85 Percent of the World's Smokers with Quit Aids

Experts convene at World Conference on Tobacco OR Health meeting to discuss reducing global tobacco use and accessibility to treatment...

Mar 09, 2009, 17:01 ET

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Helps to Bridge Oral Care Gap in Appalachia

In Kentucky, nearly one out of every two of the state's children are enrolled in Medicaid, but barely a quarter of the dentists accept the...

Dec 24, 2008, 13:05 ET

FDA Warns Consumers About Tainted Weight Loss Pills

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, makers of alli, the only FDA-approved over-the-counter weight loss product, supports the U.S. Food and Drug...

Dec 08, 2008, 07:00 ET

New Research May Encourage Smokers to Jump-Start Their New Year's Resolution to Quit Smoking

While New Year's is the most popular time to try quitting smoking, research shows the majority of smokers who try to quit at that time resume...

Nov 17, 2008, 08:00 ET

Smokers Drink Almost Twice as Much Coffee as Nonsmokers, But Unaware of Impact of Caffeine Intake When Quitting, New Survey Finds

A new survey shows half of all smokers regularly drink coffee and smoke at the same time.(1) While smokers may say coffee drinking goes hand in...

Nov 10, 2008, 13:57 ET

New Stop Smoking Aid Offers Unique Teeth Whitening Benefit

Smokers now have a new motivation to quit, a first of its kind stop-smoking gum with a whitening benefit. Nicorette(R) White Ice Mint is the first...

Sep 22, 2008, 01:00 ET

alli(TM) Partners with Breast Cancer Network of Strength(TM) to Support Women Challenged by Breast Cancer, Weight Loss or Both

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Who knew that simply putting on 21 - 30 pounds between your teens and your 50s could increase your...

Sep 18, 2008, 01:00 ET

Video: New Brain Imaging Shows the Effects of Withdrawal on Smokers Trying to Quit and How Therapeutic Nicotine Helps

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- New research highlighted at a symposium during an annual meeting for family physicians shows how nicotine...

Jun 25, 2008, 01:00 ET

Recent Safety News About Smoking Cessation Therapies Leaving Smokers Confused, More Reluctant to Quit

PITTSBURGH, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- There has been recent news regarding the safety of a prescription smoking cessation therapy. A new survey...