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  • October 24, 2006 - 9:00am
    Poor adherence to medication is a recognized medical problem, costing an estimated $100 billion a year in the United States.(i) New data show that while there is a steady decline in adherence to medications for ulcerative colitis (UC), drug formulation and the number of pills taken each day do not affect long-term adherence. The data were presented today at the annual scientific meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology by Universitymore...
  • October 24, 2006 - 9:00am
    Combined data analysis from two trials demonstrated that treatment success is associated with mucosal healing in patients with moderately active ulcerative colitis who received either 2.4 or 4.8 grams of mesalamine per day. By 6 weeks, 67% of patients achieved both treatment success and mucosal healing, while only 5% achieved treatment success without demonstrating mucosal healing. The results were presented by University of Chicago researchermore...
  • October 17, 2006 - 8:15am
    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) will webcast a discussion of its first quarter 2006/07 earnings results on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006 beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer A. G. Lafley, Chief Financial Officer Clayton C. Daley, Jr. and Vice President and Treasurer John P. Goodwin will discuss the quarter's results via the live webcast. The news release detailing first quarter results willmore...
  • October 17, 2006 - 8:08am
    Pampers(R) welcomes the 300 millionth American, born today at 7:46 a.m., and is celebrating this historic birth by offering the baby's family a lifetime supply of Pampers diapers and wipes. In honor of this special baby, and to celebrate the births and healthy development of babies everywhere, Pampers will also commemorate this event with a $10,000 donation to the March of Dimes, a national organization whose mission is to improve the health ofmore...
  • October 17, 2006 - 8:00am
    Duracell today extended its highly successful "Trusted Everywhere" advertising campaign with a new commercial depicting the experiences of the over one million firefighters in the United States and highlighting a critical communications tool that helps keep these brave men and women safe. The new television spot, which marks the thirteenth in Duracell's long-running ad campaign, was developed in partnership with Grace Industriesmore...
  • October 17, 2006 - 7:30am

    Luvs Offers Money Back Guarantee with New "Change to Luvs(R)" Challenge

    Parents are always looking for the best way to provide for their families while spending wisely and discovering great bargains at the same time. Luvs, a trusted name in baby care, understands that sometimes it can be challenging to maintain a budget while still providing the best for our families. So, Luvs has partnered with Mocha Moms Inc. -- a national, not-for-profit support group for moms of color who work less than full-time to devote moremore...
  • October 16, 2006 - 4:59am

    - Fusion Firehouse Program Supports the Boston Fire Department; Carson Daly Announces Online Fire Safety Site -

    Gillette Fusion (NYSE: PG) and television personality Carson Daly have joined forces to support firefighters across the nation in honor of National Fire Safety Month. During a ceremony at Boylston Street Firehouse, Carson Daly presented $50,000 to the Leary Firefighters Foundation, in support of the Boston Fire Department, on behalf of the Fusion Firehouse Program, a program developed to honor firefighters and provide families with fire safetymore...
  • October 13, 2006 - 10:24am

    First-ever Women's Fantasy Football League Teaches Women the Basics and Encourages Them to Participate

    Each fall, stadiums fill up, television screens light up and claims are staked on living room couches, fantasy football leagues dominate the web. It's football season -- a time of year that millions of women resign themselves to taking a backseat to the game as their husbands tune in ... until now. Prilosec OTC, the number one selling over-the-counter heartburn medicine*, is teaming up with Elisabeth Hasselbeck, co-host of The View and wife ofmore...
  • October 12, 2006 - 8:08am

    Students Join Crest Whitestrips 'Smile State' to Win an On-Campus Concert

    Procter & Gamble's Crest Whitestrips is giving college students something to really smile about this year with Smile State -- its new sponsored group on Facebook.com. The group is giving undergrads at 20 select campuses across the nation VIP access to concerts, other exclusive events, promotions, contests, behind-the-scenes web content and more, all for free. All they have to do to join in on the fun and collect prizes is become a member ofmore...
  • October 10, 2006 - 9:16am
    Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive, A. G. Lafley, addressed The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) shareholders at its annual meeting today. Lafley said, "We are now focused on delivering a full decade of industry-leading top and bottom line growth. We have the strategies, strengths and the structure to continue to transform our company in the face of unrelenting change and competition." Strong Results in Fiscalmore...