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Sep 04, 2014, 13:29 ET

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Applauds CVS Caremark's Important Decision to End Sales of Tobacco Products

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare applauds CVS for its courageous decision to end the sale of tobacco products. This monumental step will...

Jun 05, 2014, 16:00 ET
(L-R) Owners, Steve Coburn and Perry Martin with famed horse, California Chrome, sport Breathe Right nasal strips in celebration of their partnership with Breathe Right(R) at Belmont Park on June 5, 2014. (PRNewsFoto/GlaxoSmithKline Consumer ...)

Breathe Right(R) Brand Hopes That California Chrome Wins By A Nose

As online chatter of nasal strips continues to swell, the Breathe Right Brand has teamed up with famed race horse, California Chrome, to show that...

Apr 24, 2014, 12:46 ET

Statement from GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare on FDA's Proposed Regulation of Electronic Cigarettes and Other Nicotine-Delivering Products

 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today proposed regulation of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), pipes, cigars and other...

Feb 04, 2014, 09:00 ET
A dentist shines a light on how acid erosion has caused one person's tooth enamel to become transparent* *Image adjusted to illustrate clinical situation.  (PRNewsFoto/GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare)

The Acid Truth: Our Modern Diet Can Pose a Risk to Your Teeth

 Millions of Americans are just a month into their New Year's resolutions to improve their diet, but what most people don't realize is that...

Jan 09, 2014, 09:00 ET

New "60-Day Kickstart" Online Campaign Supports Healthy Weight Loss Resolutions

 GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare today announced the launch of the 60-Day Kickstart – a new campaign on Facebook that offers free...

Jan 06, 2014, 08:10 ET

New Sponsorship to Quit Program Helps Smokers Break the Habit in 2014

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare and Walgreens have teamed up to launch Sponsorship to Quit, a free online quit-smoking program through...

Dec 03, 2013, 07:01 ET

Dancing with the Stars®' Mark Ballas Quits Smoking with Blueprint to Quit

Emmy-nominated choreographer, Dancing with the Stars® professional dancer and recording artist Mark Ballas, can now add "former smoker" to his...

Jun 26, 2013, 11:00 ET
Dry mouth is one of the most common side effects of medications. Many common medications can cause dry mouth or list it as a side effect like antidepressants, antianxiety, antihistamines, antipsychotics along with the commonly used medications for high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes and high cholesterol. Biotene, the leading dry mouth treatment, is also the number one pharmacist recommended dry mouth symptom treatment.  (PRNewsFoto/GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare)

Dry Mouth - It's More Than a Medication Side Effect - It Can Be A Health Hazard

While prescription drug use is on the rise, medication side effects are discouraging Americans from following...

May 30, 2013, 08:00 ET
GSK Consumer Healthcare Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare)

National Survey Uncovers the Truth about Partial Dentures, Finds Few are Doing Enough to Ensure that their Partial Dentures are Always in Good Condition

 GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare today released results from a new national survey of partial dentures wearers (PDWs), revealing that...

Apr 01, 2013, 14:24 ET

Statement from GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare on FDA Report Regarding FDA's Changes to the Labeling of Over-the-Counter Nicotine Medications

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced a recommendation to remove certain warning statements and modifications of the...

Feb 26, 2013, 11:53 ET

Nicorette Plants 20 Ft. Tall Cigarette Butt In Chicago In Light Of Cook County Cigarette Tax Increase

A $1 cigarette tax increase takes effect in Cook County on March 1, boosting the average price of cigarettes in the Chicagoland area to more than...

Dec 20, 2012, 08:00 ET

Renowned Restaurateur Joe Bastianich Helps Map a Blueprint to Quit for Smokers in the New Year

 Renowned restaurateur and judge of FOX's Master Chef Joe Bastianich is helping smokers, chefs and fellow food service industry workers quit...

Dec 17, 2012, 08:00 ET

A Statement from GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare on FDA Public Hearing Regarding Expanded Use of Smoking Cessation Products

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare looks to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to advance the discussion of expanded uses of...

Dec 11, 2012, 18:02 ET
Quit.com Launches as Comprehensive New Resource to Help Smokers Quit.  (PRNewsFoto/GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare)

Quit.com Launches as Comprehensive New Resource to Help Smokers Quit and Stay Smoke-Free

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare today announced the launch of Quit.com, a total quit-smoking online resource to help smokers quit...

Oct 04, 2012, 08:30 ET
Introducing GSK's newest beauty product Abreva(R) Conceal(TM).  (PRNewsFoto/GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare)

National Survey Uncovers the Truth About Cold Sores, Finds Women Go to Great Lengths to Conceal

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare today released results from a new national survey of female cold sore sufferers, revealing that cold sores...

Sep 20, 2012, 10:00 ET

New Iowa Survey Shows 61 Percent of Smokers Want to Quit Smoking

A new survey conducted by the makers of Nicorette uncovered insights into the attitudes and habits of Iowa smokers and found 61 percent of smokers...

Jun 19, 2012, 07:00 ET
A recent survey of 1,000 American adults, ages 18 and older, conducted by Abreva revealed that 66 percent of Americans believe that when "look-alike treatments" have the same or similar packaging as the name-brand treatment, that it is likely that they have the same ingredients.  (PRNewsFoto/GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare)

Warning: Not All Cold Sore Medicines Are Created Equal

 Looks can be deceiving, especially with all the choices and sophisticated packaging that can be found in the OTC cold sore...

Mar 30, 2012, 13:15 ET

A Statement from GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Regarding the Congressional Briefing: "The Landscape of Smoking Cessation in America"

Today, Congressman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and Congressman Tim Murphy (R-PA) sponsored a Congressional briefing, inviting the heads of nationally...

Mar 05, 2012, 09:00 ET

New TUMS® Freshers™ Product Helps Freshen Breath and Fight Heartburn Anytime, Anywhere

Marking the biggest innovation for TUMS® in more than 80 years, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare North America announced today the...