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MedHelp to Add Top Stanford Surgeons and Specialized Forums to Online Health Community
Date:9/5/2007

Community of More Than 35 Doctors Grow as MedHelp Focuses on Answering More

Consumer Health Questions Online

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- MedHelp, the leading online health community connecting people to medical experts, information and shared experiences, today announced Stanford University School of Medicine surgeons Denise L. Johnson, M.D. and Stephen Ryu, M.D. have joined their premier roster of more than 35 doctors and over 14 of America's leading medical institutions on MedHelp.org. In addition, MedHelp has also added respiratory and asthma/allergy forums with medical experts from National Jewish Medical and Research Center to its steadily growing list of more than 100 medical forums.

MedHelp's active online health community of more than 4 million people each month consistently maintains their position among the top ten most- visited Web sites in the U.S. in the health and medical information industry (Hitwise, June 2007). The health forums range in topic from allergies, cancer, child behavior, depression, diabetes, heart disease, infertility, nutrition, sexually transmitted diseases, urology and many more.

"We're focused on expanding our active expert community to provide the best medical resources for our users to take control of and learn more about their health. With the addition of top Stanford Surgeons to our MedHelp roster, we continue to provide a home base for those who seek health information and advice outside of the doctor's office," said MedHelp CEO John de Souza.

MedHelp's extensive roster of top-tier affiliated medical professionals continues to grow with the addition of two high-profile surgeons from Stanford University:

-- Denise L. Johnson, M.D., Associate Professor of Surgery; Advising Dean;

and Director of the Melanoma Program at the Stanford University School

of Medicine. Dr. Johnson is also a member of the California Breast

Cancer Advisory Board
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