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  • June 5, 2006 - 8:00am
    Results from a recent Phase III trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of risedronate sodium tablets 35mg for male osteoporosis were presented today at the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) World Congress on Osteoporosis. In the trial, patients treated with risedronate experienced a statistically significant 4.5 percent (p<0.0001) increase in lumbar spine bone mineral density (LS BMD) compared to patients receiving placebo aftermore...
  • May 31, 2006 - 8:08am

    Partnership with Hot Country Duo Entertains, Educates Fans across the Country

    Prilosec OTC today announced a partnership with award-winning country music multi-platinum duo Big & Rich who have signed on as spokespersons for the brand. The partnership will consist of advertising, interactive, in-store promotions, as well as name and title sponsorship of Big & Rich's "Coming to Your City" summer tour, which kicks-off in June. In addition, the partnership will support the Prilosec OTC "Live Your Adventure"more...
  • May 30, 2006 - 8:08am

    Performer and Songwriter Mariah Carey Receives First “Celebrity Legs of a Goddess” Title and Announces Fourth Annual Search for Best Legs in America

    Gillette Venus, a recognized authority on women's legs, today named Mariah Carey the first “Celebrity Legs of a Goddess.” The superstar, who captured three GRAMMY® Awards for her celebrated six-times platinum album The Emancipation of Mimi, was immortalized with a 16-foot high likeness of her perfect legs. Ms. Carey unveiled the replica during a ceremony at New York's legendary Radio City Music Hall, home to some of the most famous legs in themore...
  • May 30, 2006 - 8:08am
    Storecast Merchandising Corporation today announced that The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) has selected Storecast for its retail execution services in the U.S. Under a multi-year agreement, Storecast will supplement the efforts of P&G's internal retail organization in providing services to customers in the grocery, chain drug, mass merchant and other channels. The partnership calls for Storecast personnel to provide onsitemore...
  • May 24, 2006 - 8:08am
    The Board of Directors of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) today announced the following management changes effective July 1, 2006. In the Gillette business: James M. Kilts, (58), currently vice chairman of the board – Gillette, will step down as head of the Gillette business unit to devote his full attention to the Gillette integration and a smooth business transition, until his planned, and previouslymore...
  • May 24, 2006 - 8:08am
    Duracell today announced the latest additions to its rechargeable battery line designed to meet the growing demands of high-drain devices like digital cameras. The new nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) batteries, which include 2650 mAh AA and 1000 mAh AAA cells, are arriving on mass market, drug, grocery and electronic store shelves in May 2006. The new batteries represent some of the highest capacity AA and AAA rechargeable cells availablemore...
  • May 23, 2006 - 11:00am
    A new data analysis shows that Asacol(R) (mesalamine) delayed-release 400 mg tablets (2.4 g/day) and investigational 800 mg mesalamine tablets (4.8 g/day) induced endoscopically measured mucosal healing in patients with moderately active ulcerative colitis (UC). These findings were presented today at the annual Digestive Disease Week meeting, taking place in the Los Angeles Convention Center. Two treatment groups were analyzed, onemore...
  • May 23, 2006 - 8:08am

    Bi-lingual Book Delivers Positive Oral Health Message and is Available To Consumers for Free for a Limited Time

    Actress and former Miss Universe, Dayanara Torres, will release her first children's book exclusively for Crest Healthy Smiles, a national oral health outreach program, that will help educate young children and their families about the importance of proper oral care. The book, written in English and Spanish, chronicles the experiences of a brother and sister as they take their first trip to the dentist. It will be released in limited quantitymore...
  • May 16, 2006 - 7:00am

    The University of Pennsylvania, The Iams Company, and the AKC Canine Health Foundation Set to Conclude Study of Search and Rescue Dogs in Spring 2007

    The devastating effects of the Asian Tsunami and Hurricane's Katrina and Rita in the past year have shed new light on little known heroes that put their own lives in harm's way to save another. For years, these specially trained heroes -- dogs of all shapes, sizes, and breeds -- have worked alongside their human teammates as they rescued victims of such natural and manmade disasters as train derailments, factory explosions, tornado and hurricanemore...
  • May 12, 2006 - 8:08am

    New Offering from America's #1 Selling Coffee Delivers Major Category Innovation

    The Procter & Gamble Company's Folgers(R) brand (NYSE: PG) today introduced Simply Smooth(TM), the first nationally available stomach-friendly coffee in the United States, which offers consumers the freedom and confidence to enjoy their favorite beverage again. It is estimated that about 35-40 million American adults have decreased or eliminated coffee consumption because of stomach discomfort. Folgers Simply Smooth is the firstmore...