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WebMD Highlights Presidential Candidates' Views on Health Care
Date:10/7/2008

WebMD Visitors Submit Health-related Questions for Tonight's Presidential Debate

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WebMD, the leading source of health information, today features in-depth coverage of the presidential candidates' proposed health care policies, located at http://www.webmd.com. The report looks at the candidates' stance on health insurance, medical and drug costs, Medicare, stem cells and other public health issues.

The in-depth coverage is just one component of WebMD's special report, "Health Matters in the 2008 Election" (http://www.webmd.com/election2008). Throughout the election season, WebMD has provided voters with the information they need to understand the issues, in language that is easy to understand. Among this special section's features are a comparison chart of the two candidates' health care platforms, an election message board and expert insights.

As previously announced, WebMD has teamed up with the nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) to help educate WebMD's visitors about issues that are prominent during the 2008 general election debates. WebMD has gathered questions for tonight's presidential debate - a Town Hall format to be moderated by NBC News' Tom Brokaw.

During tonight's debate, the moderator will ask questions from audience members and may include health-related questions that were submitted online at WebMD.

About WebMD

WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD) is the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through our public and private online portals and health-focused publications. WebMD Health Corp. is a subsidiary of HLTH Corporation (Nasdaq: HLTH).

The WebMD Health Network reaches more than 48 million visitors a month through its leading owned and operated health sites that include WebMD Health, Medscape, MedicineNet, eMedicine, eMedicine Health, RxList and theheart.org.


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