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15 Oct, 2009, 07:00 ET 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...


01 Oct, 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...


08 Sep, 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...


01 Jul, 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...


01 Jul, 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...


03 Jun, 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...


16 Apr, 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...


08 Apr, 2009, 10:54 ET 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...


07 Apr, 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...


31 Mar, 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...


09 Mar, 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...


09 Mar, 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...


24 Dec, 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...


08 Dec, 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...


10 Nov, 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...


22 Sep, 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...


18 Sep, 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...


25 Jun, 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...


24 Jun, 2008, 01:00 ET One Year Later, Millions are Losing Weight with alli(R)

PITTSBURGH, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of helping more than four million people get a new lease on life, alli(R) is celebrating its...


28 May, 2008, 01:00 ET Parents: Quit Smoking and Your Children Are Less Likely to Smoke

LONDON, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- If both parents of a child never smoked, research shows that a child's odds of daily smoking are...