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08 Dec, 2005, 00:00 ET Hope and Help for Washington Smokers Looking to Quit as Smoke-Free Spaces Expand

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- There are more than 900,000 adult smokers in the state of Washington, and tomorrow they will have an added...


06 Dec, 2005, 00:00 ET Be Prepared for an Uninvited Guest: Tips to Celebrate the Holidays Heartburn-Free

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- While holiday parties typically mean fun and food, they are especially vulnerable to an uninvited guest:...


05 Dec, 2005, 00:00 ET From Taxation to Relaxation: Minneapolis and St. Paul the 'Friendliest' Cities for Smokers Trying to Quit

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Minneapolis and St. Paul are the most friendly cities for people trying to stop smoking cigarettes, while...


15 Nov, 2005, 00:00 ET The Compelling Approach to Helping a Loved One Quit: Speak Softly and Carry a Big Gift

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Friends and loved ones of smokers have a key role to play in helping smokers quit, but knowing how to help...


14 Nov, 2005, 00:00 ET TUMS(R) Is Turning 75 and the Presents Are For You

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Chocoholics and heartburn sufferers alike will want to make sure they're part of TUMS' 75th birthday...


14 Oct, 2005, 01:00 ET Nicorette Steps Up NASCAR Program with Sponsorship on #24; Jeff Gordon Unveils First 2006 Nicorette Paint Scheme

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare's stop smoking brand, Nicorette(R), has broadened its presence...


13 Oct, 2005, 01:00 ET Commit(R) Stop Smoking Lozenges Sponsors #39 Dodge for Two Races; Second Product to Help NASCAR Fans Kick the Habit Hits the Track

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- After opening the 2005 season with Nicorette as the first quit-smoking sponsor in NASCAR,...


04 Oct, 2005, 01:00 ET New Study Breaks Health Risk Myths About 'Light Smokers'

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study reveals that 'light smokers' are exposed to the same serious health risks as heavier smokers,...


22 Sep, 2005, 01:00 ET Vitamin D Deficiency: A Hidden Health Epidemic Among African-American Women

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A growing body of research supports the finding that vitamin D deficiency is a major health crisis for...


24 Aug, 2005, 01:00 ET New York: Mural Art Steers Away from The Streets and Towards The Gallery for Charity

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- "Graffiti" or mural art has long been known for its presence on city streets, but recently the creative...


24 Aug, 2005, 01:00 ET Pennsylvania: Mural Art Steers Away From the Streets and Towards the Gallery for Charity

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- "Graffiti" or mural art has long been known for its presence on city streets, but recently the creative minds...


24 Aug, 2005, 01:00 ET Illinois: Mural Art Steers Away from the Streets and Towards the Gallery for Charity

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- "Graffiti" or mural art has long been known for its presence on city streets, but recently the creative minds...


24 Aug, 2005, 01:00 ET California: Mural Art Steers Away from The Streets and Towards The Gallery for Charity

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- "Graffiti" or mural art has long been known for its presence on city streets, but recently the creative minds...


24 Aug, 2005, 01:00 ET Georgia: Mural Art Steers Away From the Streets and Towards the Gallery for Charity

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- "Graffiti" or mural art has long been known for its presence on city streets, but recently the creative minds...


23 Aug, 2005, 01:00 ET Mural Art Steers Away from the Streets and Towards the Gallery for Charity

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- "Graffiti" or mural art has long been known for its presence on city streets, but recently the creative minds...


23 Aug, 2005, 01:00 ET Mural Art Steers Away from the Streets and Towards the Gallery for Charity

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- "Graffiti" or mural art has long been known for its presence on city streets, but recently the creative minds...


16 Aug, 2005, 01:00 ET GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare and Madison Square Boys & Girls Club Unveil Unique Venue to Help Spread Dangers Of Smoking Message

NEW YORK, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare, marketers of Nicorette(R) nicotine gum, has joined together with...


13 Aug, 2005, 01:00 ET GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare and Boys & Girls Clubs of the South Bay Unveil Unique Venue to Help Spread Dangers Of Smoking Message

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare, marketers of Nicorette(R) nicotine gum, joined...


08 Aug, 2005, 01:00 ET GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare and Urban Gateways Unveil Unique Venue to Help Spread Dangers of Smoking Message

CHICAGO, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare, marketers of Nicorette(R) nicotine gum, has joined together with...


20 Jul, 2005, 01:00 ET New Dietary Guidelines Hard to Digest

PITTSBURGH, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. government's new Dietary Guidelines and updated food pyramid, called MyPyramid...