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2010-06-17 12:55:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stride, The Ridiculously Long Lasting Gum is excited to announce that Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade of Portland Oregon is the winner of Stride's Save the Arcades 2 program. Save the Arcades 2 followed in the footsteps of the first Save the Arcades program in 2009, which invited gamers to play an arcade-style game online and donate points to one of three gamer-nominated arcades competing for $25,000. Ground Kontrol was founded in 1999...

2010-06-11 07:30:00

NEW YORK, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Ben Silverman's next generation multimedia studio, Electus, an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI), and DumbDumb, comedic actors/writers Will Arnett and Jason Bateman's new sponsor-driven advertising and production company, are officially unveiling the fruit of an exclusive partnership with Orbit gum -- a series of original branded digital shorts that continue the popular gum's juxtaposition of humor to clean-up dirty situations. Yesterday...

2010-06-09 08:20:00

NEW YORK, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate MLB Rookie phenom Stephen Strasburg's major league debut last night, The Topps Company, Inc., the exclusive producer of Major League Baseball trading cards, has announced that Strasburg's first ever MLB rookie card is now available exclusively online via www.ToppsMillion.com. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100609/NY18282 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100609/NY18282 ) In an effort to capture this special moment...

2010-04-15 08:47:00

CHICAGO, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- 5, the gum that will "Stimulate Your Senses," is launching new 5 REACT and to celebrate is inviting chewers to participate in never been done before digital experiences that they can share with their social networks. Via an exclusive partnership with the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival that includes an unprecedented, webcast of the three-day event, and the launch of 5REACT.com where consumers create a personalized, interactive 3D animation, 5...

2010-04-05 16:18:00

CHICAGO, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, April 10, thousands of people from all over Chicagoland will show their support for Child Abuse Prevention Month by participating in the 13th annual Wrigley Start Early Run & Walk in Grant Park's Hutchinson Field. Proceeds will benefit two leading children's charities: Prevent Child Abuse America, which focuses on community activities and public policies that prioritize prevention from the start to make sure child abuse and neglect never...

2010-02-16 10:11:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oral Health America, Trident® gum, and Maryland leaders are celebrating Children's Dental Health Month (February) and the expansion of the Deamonte Driver Dental Project, a school-based community oral health initiative in Prince George's County, MD. Oral Health America is honoring the Robert T. Freeman Dental Society Foundation's Deamonte Driver Dental Project with a $20,000 grant award. The grant is made possible through a...

2009-10-27 15:42:03

Results reported today at the Obesity Society conference A nutrition professor at the University of Rhode Island studying the effects of chewing sugar-free gum on weight management has found that it can help to reduce calorie intake and increase energy expenditure. Kathleen Melanson, URI associate professor of nutrition and food sciences, compared gum chewing to non-gum chewing in healthy adult volunteers who came to her lab for two standardized tests in random order. When study subjects...

2009-09-29 09:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Eclipsemed Ltd., a leading national supplier of advanced medical and aesthetic equipment, has announced the formation of Eclipse Global, its new manufacturing and international sales entity. Eclipse Global has acquired the controlling assets of Enlighten Medical Technologies, an Amsterdam-based company which manufacturers intense pulsed light and various laser technologies. Tom O'Brien, CEO of Eclipsemed will also assume the role of Chief Executive...

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2009-09-02 06:15:00

Researchers have found that moms who chew sugarless gum after their cesarean section may have better luck getting their bowels working again. When analyzing a group of women after having a C-section, Egyptian researchers discovered that women regained regular bowel function sooner if given chewing gum, thereby decreasing their time in the hospital. Slowed intestinal function is common with abdominal surgery, which causes the great discomfort of gas and constipation. The act of chewing gum...

2009-08-27 04:00:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Trident(R), the best selling sugar-free gum brand in the world[4], is donating a portion of its proceeds during the first week in September to Smiles Across America(R) (SAA), the signature program of Oral Health America that supports dental services to thousands of children in underserved communities nationwide. Kicking off September 1 and running through September 7, Trident will donate $0.05 for every package of Trident gum purchased to SAA as...


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2010-11-15 16:51:24

Bubblegum, invented by Walter Diemer in 1928, is a chewing gum designed to be blown out of the mouth as a bubble. The gum comes in many different colors and flavors. As an employee of Fleer Chewing Gum Company Walter would play around with gum recipes in his free time and invented a gum that was less sticky and stretched more easily. He sold the gum as Dubble Bubble in 1928 in the color of pink due to that being the only color of dye on hand at the time. Susan Montgomery holds the...

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