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HealthDay TV Now Featured on USNews.com and the National Institutes of Health's MedlinePlus.gov
NORWALK, Connecticut, USA (January 26, 2010) - HealthDay, a leading producer and syndicator of health news, is pleased to announce that HealthDay TV, its daily health news video, is now featured on U.S. News & World Report and the National Institutes of Health's MedlinePlus.gov Web sites.
Tim Smart, executive editor, U.S. News & World Report, says, "Recent research indicates more than half of all U.S. adults watch videos online and health topics are widely searched. Our discerning audience expects to receive timely and relevant health news while they are visiting USNews.com, and HealthDay TV is the perfect complement to our health news section."
"Each HealthDay TV segment is designed to give insight into important, recent developments in medical and health news. We take the highly technical findings from major medical journals, like JAMA, and translate it into a concise and compelling report for consumers," said Dr. Cindy Haines, chief medical officer and host of HealthDay TV.
"We are pleased to have U.S. News and the NIH as HealthDay TV clients. U.S. News is an authoritative voice in the major media while the NIH is the primary federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research," indicates Dan McKillen, CEO, HealthDay. "Their selection of our HealthDay TV video service speaks to the quality and value of HealthDay's consumer health news service, and in particular the growing popularity of people viewing videos over the Internet."
About HealthDay TV
HealthDay TV offers viewers a daily video recap of the latest consumer health research. Each weekday, HealthDayTV produces and syndicates a health news video featuring Chief Medical Officer Dr. Cynthia Haines, who gives insight into the latest news published in major medical journals and new research presented at medical conferences. Dr. Haines explains the news with short, easy-to-understand commentary that translates highly technical language into a concise and compelling report for medical consumers.
HealthDay, a division of Scout News LLC, is a leading producer and syndicator of evidence-based health news for consumers and physicians and is the largest syndicator of that news to Internet sites. Its consumer health news service (www.healthday.com) appears on more than 5,000 Web sites such as Yahoo!, MSN, iVillage, US News & World Report, hundreds of hospitals and hospital group Web sites, as well as print publication Web sites across the country. HealthDay also produces Physician's Briefing (www.physiciansbriefing.com); a news service for physicians, nurses and other medical professionals that is updated twice daily providing 15 articles a day across 27 medical specialties. HealthDay also provides custom content for major health portals. The newest addition to the HealthDay portfolio is HealthDay TV, a 90-second news broadcast of essential health information that appears on several major media Web sites, U.S. government Web sites and other health information sites.
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