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HEALTH: Research shows - Looks do matter

Updated: Friday, July 18 2014, 06:51 PM CDT
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New research shows looks do matter, at least when it comes to taking prescription medication.
  
A study in the "Annals of Internal Medicine" looked at 10,000 post- heart attack patients.
  
They found many patients were more likely *not* to refill their medication  *if there was a change in the shape or color of the pill especially  when going from the original pill to a generic version.
  
Researchers say doctors need to re-assure patients that all generics work equally well.


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HEALTH: Research shows - Looks do matter

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