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May 20, 2015, 08:00 ET "Dancing with the Stars'" Mark Ballas and Mother Shirley Ballas Encourage Smokers to Share Their "Why" for Quitting

 Every smoker has a reason for how they started smoking and why they want to quit. With one of the largest global quit-smoking days...


Apr 27, 2015, 10:01 ET GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Announces Availability of Nicorette® mini Lozenge

 GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (GSKCH) today announced 2 mg and 4 mg Nicorette® mini Lozenge is now available at most retail...


Mar 04, 2015, 08:00 ET New Survey Takes A Peek Into Americans' Bedrooms To Reveal What's Keeping People Awake: Mouth Breathing

 Many people toss and turn while they sleep, affecting how they feel the next day, but what they might not know is that "mouth breathing" due...


Dec 11, 2014, 11:12 ET EVENT POSTPONED: 20-Foot Tall Cigarette In Dilworth Park Challenges Philadelphians To "Butt Out"

 GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (GSKCH) has postponed the Smoke Swap event scheduled for Dec. 12 in Philadelphia's Dilworth...


Dec 09, 2014, 08:00 ET 20-Foot Tall Cigarette In Dilworth Park Challenges Philadelphians To "Butt Out"

 Philadelphia smokers have more than one reason to butt out. With an adult smoking rate of 25 percent – the highest of the 10 largest...


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 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 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 - 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 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 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 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 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...