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May 10, 2007, 01:00 ET

MultiVu Video Feed: "Ugly Betty" Star America Ferrera's Smile Worth $10 Million

New Aquafresh White Trays Insures Her Smile Through Lloyd's of London to Raise Money For Smiles For Success, a Program That Provides Free Dental...

May 10, 2007, 01:00 ET
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Architectural renderings of the future headquarters for ITC Holdings Corp. (PRNewsFoto/ITC Holdings Corp.)[TK]
 NOVI, MI UNITED STATES
 10/26/2006

Video: 'Ugly Betty' Star America Ferrera's Smile Worth $10 Million

PITTSBURGH, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- A picture is worth a thousand words, but did you know a smile is worth $10 million? That's the value of an...

May 05, 2007, 01:00 ET
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Whose smile is this and what's it worth? Go to www.HowMuchIsThisSmileWorth.com. (PRNewsFoto/GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare)[TC]
 PITTSBURGH, PA UNITED STATES
 05/05/2007

New Aquafresh(R) White Trays(TM) Puts Their Money Where Her Mouth Is

PITTSBURGH, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest innovation in tooth whitening, Aquafresh White Trays, is inviting consumers to visit...

Apr 30, 2007, 01:00 ET
A F ROTARY AWARDS WYETH CONTRIBUTION TO FIGHT POLIO ROTARY AWARDS WYETH CONTRIBUTION TO FIGHT POLIO

Geno Germano, executive vice president of Wyeth Vaccines; Jonathan B. Majiyagbe, president of Rotary International; and Jack Blane, director of the Polio Eradication Private Sector Initiative holding bronze statuette presented to Wyeth in recognition of their $1 million contribution toward polio eradication. (PRNewsFoto)[AG]
 NEW YORK, NY USA
 10/06/2003

New Book Educates Americans About Losing Weight Without Losing Their Mind

PITTSBURGH, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Struggling with weight loss? Tired of magic bullets and empty promises? Confused about diets and looking...

Jan 22, 2007, 00:00 ET

Goody's(R) Headache Powders Begins Momentous Racing Season by Signing 'The King' Richard Petty to Lifetime Contract

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- For 30 years, the "King" Richard Petty has been synonymous with Goody's(R) Headache Powders and its fast...

Dec 19, 2006, 00:00 ET
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Product shot of the FiberChoice family of products. (PRNewsFoto/GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare)[TK]
 PHILADELPHIA, PA UNITED STATES
 12/19/2006

GlaxoSmithKline Completes Acquisition of CNS, Inc.

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (LSE: GSK) (NYSE: GSK) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of...

Dec 05, 2006, 00:00 ET

HAVE DRY MOUTH SUFFERERS FOUND THEIR OASIS?

NEW MOUTHWASH AND MOUTH SPRAY PROVIDE LASTING MOISTURIZATION ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: Video, hard copy requests, contact information and more...

Dec 05, 2006, 00:00 ET

Dry Mouth Sufferers Find Their Oasis(R) -- Video Available

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On an average day, the human mouth will normally produce two to four pints of saliva -- enough to...

Nov 14, 2006, 00:00 ET

New Study Finds Everyday Activities Trigger Smoking Cravings

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- While most smokers are well aware that quitting can be an intense battle, many underestimate the severity of...

Nov 09, 2006, 00:00 ET
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Just say no to cold turkey. While stress is the number one reason why African-American smokers fail at their quit attempt, going cold turkey may also be a significant factor. Quitting cold turkey does not address the nicotine cravings that affect smokers during their quit attempt, yet for 83 percent of African-American smokers surveyed, this is their quitting method of choice. (PRNewsFoto/GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare)[RV]
 PITTSBURGH, PA UNITED STATES
 11/08/2006

'Don't Go Cold Turkey' Week Tour Kicks Off November 11 In Cities across the Country

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare, in partnership with the National Medical Association (NMA), will...

Nov 03, 2006, 00:00 ET

TUMS(R) Taking Fast Relief to Chip Ganassi Racing

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- After providing Americans with fast heartburn relief for more than 75 years, TUMS is speeding into NASCAR...

Oct 25, 2006, 01:00 ET

Senior Olympians Set Pace for Women Who Are Active in the Game of Life

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Not only can they run, throw and swim faster than some women who are 30 years younger, Senior Olympians are...

Oct 18, 2006, 01:00 ET

NicoDerm(R) CQ(R) and Reader's Digest Seek Extraordinary Ex-Smoker to Be Named 'Quitter of the Decade'

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate ten years of helping people successfully quit smoking, NicoDerm(R) CQ(R) has partnered with...

Sep 25, 2006, 01:00 ET

'Mayor of Goody's Country' Contest Announcement

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Goody's Headache Powders announced today that it canceled its "Mayor of Goody's Country" Contest on Friday,...

Sep 07, 2006, 01:00 ET

Low-Dose Orlistat Provides Significant Weight Loss and Multiple Health Benefits

SYDNEY, Australia and PITTSBURGH, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Low-dose orlistat (60 mg) along with a reduced-calorie diet provides meaningful weight...

Aug 22, 2006, 01:00 ET
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A Chicago smoker prepares to take advantage of a lung capacity test at a free smoking cessation center that opened today in Chicago. The Nicorette Stop Shop, which will be open through Friday, August 25, also offers free one-on-one counseling and other tools to help smokers get started on a quit attempt. It is part of a national challenge for a million smokers to commit to quitting. (PRNewsFoto/GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare)[TC]
 CHICAGO, IL UNITED STATES
 08/21/2006

Free Smoking Cessation Center Pops-Up in Chicago This Week to Give Area Smokers and Their Loved Ones Help to Kick the Habit

CHICAGO, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Nicorette(R) is bringing a fresh new approach to quitting smoking to Chicago as part of a national challenge...

Aug 17, 2006, 01:00 ET

Survey Findings Show African Americans Try to Quit Smoking Cold Turkey Over Any Other Method Which Explains Low Success Rates

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its "Stomp Out Smoking in the African-American Community" campaign, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer...

Aug 15, 2006, 01:00 ET

Something To Smile About

PITTSBURGH, August 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Local homebound seniors will receive something to smile about with today's Home Delivered Meals: "Senior...

Aug 09, 2006, 01:00 ET
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A Maricopa County smoker takes advantage of a health screening that can assess the impact smoking may have on her health at a free smoking cessation center that opened today in Tempe. The Nicorette Stop Shop, which will be open through Sunday, August 13, also offers free one-on-one counseling and other tools to help smokers get started on a quit attempt. It is part of a national challenge for a million smokers to commit to quitting. (PRNewsFoto/GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare)[JU]
 TEMPE, AZ UNITED STATES
 08/09/2006

Free Smoking Cessation Center Pops Up in Maricopa County to Give Area Smokers and Their Loved Ones Help to Kick the Habit

TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Nicorette(R) is bringing a fresh new approach to quitting smoking to Maricopa County as part of a national...

Jul 24, 2006, 01:00 ET
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Houston Mayor Bill White declared July 24 through July 30 "Houston Quit Smoking Week" to honor a free smoking cessation center, the Nicorette Stop Shop, that opened today in downtown Houston. Here, smokers can assess the impact that smoking may have on their health, get free one-on-one counseling and take advantage of other tools to get them started on a quit attempt. The center is part of a national challenge for a million smokers to commit to quitting. (PRNewsFoto/GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare)[JU]
 HOUSTON, TX UNITED STATES
 07/24/2006

Free Smoking Cessation Center Pops-Up in Houston, Mayor Declares 'Quit Smoking Week'

HOUSTON, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Nicorette(R) is bringing a fresh new approach to quitting smoking to Houston as part of a national challenge...