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Jul 21, 2016, 08:00 ET Survey Reveals Drinkers Seek More Low-Calorie Alcohol Beverage Options

With more and more American drinkers seemingly becoming focused on their wellness and active lifestyles, the face of happy hour may also be...


May 25, 2016, 00:04 ET Bosses in the Western U.S. Receive Higher Praise from Their Employees

 An employee's relationship with a boss is an important indicator of success or failure on the job. According to a new survey from...


Apr 28, 2016, 00:04 ET Number of Employers Using Social Media to Screen Candidates Has Increased 500 Percent over the Last Decade

 Spending your work day browsing social media? You're not the only one in the office. According to CareerBuilder's annual social media...


Apr 22, 2016, 07:47 ET Nationwide's Make Safe Happen® Program Releases Research on the State of Child Safety in U.S. Homes

 Today, Nationwide released survey* findings on the state of child safety in and around the home in conjunction with the company's Make Safe...


Feb 11, 2016, 11:06 ET Varsity Brands Honors Schools, Groups and Individuals Promoting Outstanding Student Engagement and Community Spirit with School Spirit Awards

 Varsity Brands, the recognized leader in team athletic gear, the driving force in cheerleading and dance, and the most trusted name in...


Sep 24, 2015, 08:42 ET A Significant Number of Adults Can't Identify Signs of Substance Abuse in Seniors; According to a New National Survey by Harris Poll on behalf of Caron Treatment Centers

 Many American adults aren't involved with their parent's health issues or knowledgeable when it comes to symptoms of substance use disorders...


Sep 17, 2015, 09:44 ET Majority of Cancer Patients Want to Stay On the Job, Despite Workplace Challenges

 Seventy-three percent of cancer patients and survivors want to work, but 59 percent who worked through treatment felt they had no choice,...


Sep 09, 2015, 16:00 ET Red Lobster® Celebrates The Return Of Endless Shrimp®

 Endless Shrimp is back at Red Lobster for a limited time. This year, shrimp lovers have a variety of options to choose from, including NEW!...


Sep 01, 2015, 09:09 ET AVG Technologies Survey: Majority of Children in the U.S. Have Their Own Connected Device Before Seventh Grade

AVG® Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the online security company™ for more than 200 million monthly active users, today released the...


Aug 26, 2015, 13:36 ET Mid-Year Survey Indicates Finance and Accounting Workers Highly Confident in Ability to Find New Job

 The Randstad Professionals' Finance & Accounting Employee Confidence Index (ECI) rose a staggering 8.3 points from year-end 2014 to reach...


May 11, 2015, 08:38 ET Singer and "Pretty Little Liars" Actress Lucy Hale Lends Her Voice to Voices of Meningitis™ to Help Improve Teen Booster Vaccination Rates

 Best known for her leading role on ABC Family's hit show "Pretty Little Liars," actress and singer Lucy Hale is lending her voice to the...


Apr 28, 2015, 07:00 ET Survey Finds Half of Heart Stent Patients Don't Take Their Oral Antiplatelet Medication As Prescribed

 People with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) who undergo an angioplasty procedure and receive a heart stent are prescribed an oral antiplatelet...


Mar 26, 2015, 10:30 ET The CBS Television Network Earns 2015 Brand of the Year in the TV Network Category of the 2015 Harris Poll EquiTrend® Study

The CBS Television Network is the 2015 TV Network Brand of the Year in the 2015 Harris Poll EquiTrend® study, the Harris Poll's annual...


Feb 10, 2015, 13:12 ET 94% Of Americans Say It Is Important For Their Children To Have Creative Experiences

A national poll conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of Creativity for Kids®, a Faber-Castell® brand, revealed that 94% of Americans...


Feb 04, 2015, 09:00 ET Regional Grocer Wegmans Unseats Amazon To Claim Top Corporate Reputation Ranking

 Wegmans Food Markets, a Rochester, NY-based grocer with just 85 stores and one-tenth of Amazon's revenues, edged past the online retailer to...


May 01, 2014, 11:28 ET U.S. Worker Confidence Virtually Unchanged; Slightly More Concerns Over Jobs and Economy

 According to the most recent Randstad U.S. Employee Confidence Index, workers were slightly less confident in job availability and the...


Apr 29, 2014, 09:42 ET Amazon.com Retains Highest Reputation Ranking in 15th Annual Harris Poll Reputation Quotient® Study

As the U.S. economic recovery continues to show signs of improvement, the number of people who believe corporate America's reputation has improved...


Apr 23, 2014, 05:00 ET A Taxing Issue: Majorities of Americans Support Increasing Taxes on the Very Rich

NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- As seen in a recent Harris Poll, a strong majority of U.S. adults (81%) across the political spectrum (77%...


Apr 22, 2014, 05:00 ET Two-Thirds of Americans Want Government Policies Introduced to Reduce Economic Inequality

A strong majority of Americans believe economic inequality in the U.S. today is a problem (79%), with over half believing more specifically that...


Mar 13, 2014, 08:00 ET A Boost in Mental Health Beats Out Bikini-Ready as a Top Fitness Motivator

Springtime is synonymous with beach body aspirations, or so one would think. A nationwide survey, conducted online among more than 1,000 U.S. women...


Feb 19, 2014, 05:00 ET 6 in 10 Americans Say They or Someone They Know Have Been Bullied

 School bullying, unfortunately, continues to make regular appearances in both local and national headlines. While several prominent bullying...