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The HealthCentral Network Launches New Resource for Sexual Health

August 21, 2008

To: NATIONAL EDITORS

Contact: Lucie Leblois, Director of Marketing of the HealthCentral Network, +1-703-302-1053, leblois@THCN.com

ARLINGTON, Va.,Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The HealthCentral Network, Inc. (www.HealthCentral.com) today launched SexualHealthConnection.com (http://www.healthcentral.com/sexual- health/), an online resource uniquely focused on providing women specific clinical information and insight on a broad range of sexual- related topics, including sex and relationships, sexual orientation, sexual anatomy, and safe sex.

SexualHealthConnection.com has a network of experts who form a vibrant community of specialists — doctors, therapists, sexologists, sexual health educators, nutritionists, expert patients and caregivers — all who are available to answer users’ questions and engage with them on a variety of topics. Experts include Dr. Marty Klein, family counselor and sex therapist; David Wygant, author and relationships expert; Andrea Rodgers, dating and relationships columnist; and many more.

“When it comes to women and their health in general, being proactive and having a trustworthy, reliable and informative Web site to turn to for up-to-date information and other resources is a must,” said Amy Hendel, SexualHealthConnection.com expert.

“Sexual health education is a crucial component of maintaining good health,” said Christopher M. Schroeder, CEO and President of The HealthCentral Network. “Through SexualHealthConnection.com, we’re offering a place for women to get the information they need, to ask our extensive network of experts questions, and to connect with others who may be going through similar issues.”

About The HealthCentral Network

The HealthCentral Network, Inc. (www.HealthCentral.com) is one of the top health destinations on the Web, with more than 35 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 HealthCentral Network also manages the highest-quality health advertising network, not building size for size’s sake – but targeting condition-specific audiences who value and engage with information from marketers on their terms.

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, and IAC CEO Barry Diller joined The HealthCentral Network’s board of directors. In April 2008, HealthCentral and IAC Ad Solutions Network announced a new ad network relationship, expanding the collective reach to nearly 50 million monthly unique users.

HealthCentral’s management team combines decades of interactive media, medical and journalism experience: CEO and President Christopher Schroeder was the CEO and Publisher of Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive, the interactive subsidiary of The Washington Post Company.

SOURCE The HealthCentral Network

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