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Healthcentral's Healthcare08 Site, an Interactive Health Care Issues Tool, Featured on washingtonpost.com
Date:2/12/2008

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As health care continues to be a crucial issue in the upcoming election, The HealthCentral Network, Inc.'s (http://www.HealthCentral.com) interactive health issues tool -- HealthCare08 -- has been a credible tool for voters to determine which candidate aligns with their personal views on several health care issues. Now, washingtonpost.com has chosen the tool for its online Health section, adding to the site's comprehensive political coverage.

HealthCare08 (http://www.healthcare08central.com) is a groundbreaking interactive tool that shows how users' views compare to those of the 2008 presidential candidates, offering information about key health care issues and explaining why the issues matter. Controversy behind stem cell research and the nuances of universal health care are a few of the issues explored by health policy experts and those living with life-changing conditions such as diabetes and migraine.

"HealthCentral has created an incredibly useful interactive tool detailing candidates' healthcare positions that we are delighted to share with our readers," said Jim Brady, Executive Editor at washingtonpost.com.

"We are excited to be recognized by washingtonpost.com," said Chris Schroeder, CEO and President of The HealthCentral Network. "The Web site's interest shows the credibility and usefulness that this tool provides to voters concerned about health care."

About The HealthCentral Network

The HealthCentral Network, Inc. (http://www.HealthCentral.com) is one of the top health destinations on the Web, with more than 30 condition-specific, wellness and general health Web properties. By offering connections to renowned experts, a network of patients and caregivers who share "real world" experience, and in-depth information, sites in The HealthCentral Network make a meaningful difference in the lives of patients and caregivers.

The company's unique approach offers readers extensive information and interactive resources - including news, video, and trusted medical information from Harvard Health Publications and others - and a patient-to-patient support network where community members can find and share experiences, resources and recommendations. The company also produces the nationally syndicated television show "Medical Breakthroughs with Dr. Dean Edell" and has a library of nearly 1,000 short-form, condition-specific videos throughout its network.

The HealthCentral Network was acquired in 2005 by Polaris Venture Partners, The Carlyle Group, Sequoia Capital, and Allen & Company. In January 2008, the Company received a significant minority investment from IAC/InteractiveCorp and additional investment from its original investors. HealthCentral's management team combines decades of interactive media, medical and journalism experience: CEO and President Christopher Schroeder was the CEO and Publisher of The Washington Post Co. (NYSE: WPO) interactive subsidiary, and General Manager Bill Allman led Discovery Channel's interactive division.


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