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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...

Jun 24, 2008, 01:00 ET
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 PITTSBURGH, PA UNITED STATES
 12/19/2007

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...

May 28, 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...

May 23, 2008, 01:00 ET

MultiVu Video Feed: FREE NICOTINE REPLACEMENT THERAPY (NRT) TO BE OFFERED TO REGISTERED PILOTS INTERESTED IN QUITTING RELIEF IN LIGHT OF RECENT FAA RULINGS

COMMIT LOZENGE CAN HELP REVERSE MENTAL ACUITY DEFICITS IN SMOKERS WHO ARE QUITTING PLUS: Medical Expert Available for Interview to Address FAA...

May 23, 2008, 01:00 ET

Video: GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Offers Free Nicotine Lozenges for All Certified Pilots and Air Traffic Controllers to Help Them Safely Quit Smoking

PITTSBURGH, May 23 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) recent announcement to remove a prescription anti-smoking...

May 22, 2008, 01:00 ET

Nicotine Replacement Therapy Is Safe, Effective and Can Help Reverse Mental Acuity Deficits in Smokers Who Are Quitting, Including Commercial and Private Pilots

PITTSBURGH, May 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In light of today's announcement by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that it has removed a...

May 08, 2008, 01:00 ET

GSK's Ernestine Harris Honored as Industry 'Rising Star' by Healthcare Businesswomen's Association

PITTSBURGH, May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- An international organization dedicated to furthering the advancement of women in healthcare is...

May 07, 2008, 01:00 ET

A Statement from GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare on 2008 Update to the U.S. Public Health Service Guideline on Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence

PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare, marketer of the leading smoking cessation products including...

May 06, 2008, 01:00 ET

Don't Be a Snore Loser - A Relationship Wake Up Call

PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- While communication and romance must always be addressed to ensure a vibrant relationship, a new survey...

Apr 21, 2008, 01:00 ET

New TUMS(R) QuikPak(TM) Campaign Offers Innovative Heartburn Relief with a Little Help from the Jetsons

PITTSBURGH, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare launches a $20 million integrated marketing campaign for...

Feb 29, 2008, 00:00 ET

Misperceptions About Smoking Cessation Aids May Hinder Smokers From Using Effective Treatment for Quitting

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Leading researchers in the field of smoking cessation are gathering at the annual meeting of...

Feb 04, 2008, 00:00 ET

One Million Boxes of Over-the-Counter Smoking Cessation Products Sold in January 2008

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) Consumer Healthcare today announced that it sold one million boxes of...

Dec 19, 2007, 00:00 ET
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"Make This Year Different," sponsored by alli, is a weight-loss event that will provide overweight adults with free access to healthcare professionals for guidance on weight-loss resolutions. From January 4 - 7, 2008, adults can call 866-551-DIFFERENT between the hours of 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. EST to speak live with a registered dietitian or pharmacist, or visit www.MakeThisYearDifferent.com for live online chats with dietitians or pharmacists, in private or group chat room discussions. (PRNewsFoto/GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare)[AL]
 PITTSBURGH, PA UNITED STATES
 12/19/2007

Really Think You Can 'Lose 30 Pounds In 30 Days?' Survey Shows More Than One-Third of Americans Cannot Separate Help From Hype

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Some describe New Year's as the "world championship" of weight loss, as adults are bombarded with...

Nov 13, 2007, 00:00 ET

Smokers Remain Unaware of the Health Effects of Smoking, New Survey Finds

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite major efforts to educate the public on the dangers of smoking over the past 40 years, a new national...

Oct 23, 2007, 01:00 ET

Two Million Consumers Commit to Healthier Weight-Loss Approach with alli

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (NYSE: GSK) announced today that it has sold more than 2...

Sep 28, 2007, 01:00 ET
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Passers-by stopped to receive free weight loss and nutritional advice from registered dieticians at the alli Experience exhibit at Roosevelt Field mall in Garden City, N.Y., recently. Sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, the exhibit will make stops in 12 U.S. cities this fall, helping overweight adults learn about healthy, realistic weight-loss approaches. For information about the alli Experience tour, go to www.myalli.com. (PRNewsFoto/GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare)[RD]
 PITTSBURGH, PA UNITED STATES
 09/28/2007

A New Interactive Consumer Experience Highlighting Successful Weight Loss Strategies is Coming to a Mall Near You

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (NYSE: GSK) announces the launch of the "alli...

Sep 24, 2007, 01:00 ET

Photos: New Survey Shows Many Successful Quit Smoking Attempts Made Without Advance Planning

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- For some smokers, carefully planning a quit attempt may not be the path to becoming smoke-free. While there...

Aug 29, 2007, 01:00 ET

Help and Resources for Houston Smokers Looking to Quit as Smoking Ban Takes Effect

HOUSTON, Aug. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- There are more than 385,000 adult smokers in Houston.(1),(2) On September 1st, smokers in Houston will have an...

Jun 12, 2007, 01:00 ET
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alli, the only FDA approved weight loss product without a prescription, will be on store shelves of retailers nationwide later this week. alli is a comprehensive weight loss program for overweight adults, which combines a clinically-proven product with a comprehensive individualized action plan at myalli.com. (PRNewsFoto/GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare)[SP]
 PITTSBURGH, PA UNITED STATES
 06/12/2007

alli(TM) - The OTC Weight Loss Product - On Shelves Nationwide Later This Week

PITTSBURGH, June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (NYSE: GSK) announces that alli(TM), the only FDA-approved...