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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
A F GLAXOSMITHKLINE CONSUMER HEALTHCARE ALLI GLAXOSMITHKLINE CONSUMER HEALTHCARE ALLI

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...

Jun 08, 2007, 01:00 ET

Anderson Native Wins $1 Million in National Smoking Cessation Challenge Sponsored by Nicorette(R) Fruit Chill(TM) Gum

PITTSBURGH, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Little did Madonna J. Mellott dream that her decision to quit smoking and enter a smoking cessation...

May 23, 2007, 01:00 ET
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From left: Dr. Barbara Dennison, Director of New York State's Bureau of Health Risk Reduction, a Division of Chronic Disease Prevention and John Clarke, President of GlaxoSmithKline Worldwide Consumer Healthcare. Dr. Dennison emphasized the importance of programs that fight obesity commending the educational efforts of the alli Experience, a unique interactive exhibit at 20 Union Square East, New York City, Tuesday, May 22. The alli Experience remains open to the public, May 22 through June 10. (PRNewsFoto/GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare)[KG]
 PITTSBURGH, PA UNITED STATES
 05/23/2007

alli(TM) Debuts Through the alli Experience

PITTSBURGH, May 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (NYSE: GSK) introduces a new approach to weight loss...

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
A F GLAXOSMITHKLINE JUST SAY NO TO COLD TURKEY GLAXOSMITHKLINE JUST SAY NO TO COLD TURKEY

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...