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Study: CeraVe helps consumers find the winter itch fix

Study: CeraVe helps consumers find the winter itch fix

NEW YORK — According to recently released results from a CeraVe survey conducted online by Harris Poll among 2,000 U.S. adults, 83% of Americans say their skin feels different in winter than it does during the rest of the year, with six in 10 going as far as calling it “unhealthy” during the season. With dryness (77%)

In-store clinics catching on, studies find

In-store clinics catching on, studies find

NEW YORK — Findings from a pair of studies reveal positive trends for retail health clinics. A recent Harris Poll for Nielsen on patients visiting in-store clinics might hold vital information for retailers focusing on health and wellness, and a study conducted by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) found retail health clinic visits

Americans lack faith in health care sector

Americans lack faith in health care sector

NEW YORK — Only a small percentage of Americans believe drug companies and health insurers are on their side when it comes to care versus dollars, a new Harris Poll finds. The Nielsen research subsidiary said Tuesday that 9% of U.S. consumers think pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies put patients over profits, and 16% believe health

Generics resonate with consumers

NEW YORK — Americans prefer generic drugs to brands for both prescription and over-the-counter drugs, according to a new Harris Poll. Among those who purchase prescription drugs for themselves, nearly seven in 10 (69%) say, given a choice, they would opt for generics more often. Three in 10 go as far as saying they would

For Rxs and OTCs, Americans favor generics

For Rxs and OTCs, Americans favor generics

NEW YORK — When given a choice in purchasing a prescription or over-the-counter drug, most U.S. consumers will opt for a generic product, a new Harris Poll finds. Harris said Wednesday that of the 2,255 U.S. adults it surveyed, 69% said they would pick the generic drug more often, and 30% indicated that they would