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Norwalk, Connecticut, USA (July 13, 2010) - HealthDay, a leading syndicator of health news, announced that that its daily HealthDay TV videos have received more than 1.2 million views since debuting on the MSN Health & Fitness portal in 2010. These results reinforce the value that quality, credible consumer video services can provide to premium online destinations.

The daily updates on the latest medical and health topics, co-produced with NewsProNet, appear on MSN Health & Fitness pages. The videos are also accessible within a searchable MSN video archive and are selected as "Editors Picks" by MSN Health & Fitness editors.

"The HealthDay TV reports provide clear, concise and actionable information vetted by one of the leading consumer health information services," said Jeri Condit, senior health editor for MSN Health & Fitness. "HealthDay TV is an important part of our video content offering."

"We are thrilled that MSN works closely with HealthDay TV to provide consumers with up-to-date, reliable health information in a rich media environment," said Dan McKillen, CEO HealthDay.

Hosted by Dr. Cindy Haines, a board-certified family physician and chief medical officer of HealthDay, the daily programs take highly technical findings from major medical journals, such as JAMA, and translate them into concise and compelling reports for consumers. The video reports also are featured on Web sites of leading health care organizations, including the National Institutes of Health and MedlinePlus, a service of the National Library of Medicine, and US News and World Report.

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 ( 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 (; a news service for physicians, nurses and other medical professionals that is updated twice daily providing 15 articles a day across 32 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 which appears on several major media Web sites, US government Web sites and other health information sites.

About NewsProNet
NewsProNet, Inc., with headquarters in Miami and offices in Boston and San Diego, is a privately held company that produces original syndicated news services for local broadcasters and online news destinations. NewsProNet news segments reach more than 50% of U.S. TV households and millions of online visitors every month. NewsProNet provides content services to stations and Web sites owned by major affiliate groups, including ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, Scripps Broadcasting, Cox Broadcasting, BELO Broadcasting, Raycom Media, Meredith and others. For more information visit


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