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2014-06-16 08:25:21

WebMD Healthy Target empowers individuals to create and sustain healthy habits NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD) launched WebMD Healthy Target, an integrated health improvement program that uses biometric device data from activity trackers, wireless scales and glucose meters to deliver tailored, physician-reviewed, contextually relevant content and motivational tips to individuals looking to develop sustainable health-conscious habits. WebMD...

2014-05-13 08:27:57

NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD (Nasdaq: WBMD), the leading source of health information, today announced that consumers, after suffering through a "Polar Vortex" that brought record snowfall and disruption to cities across the U.S., are in for an intense allergy season as a result of the "Pollen Vortex" currently affecting the nation. Over 7 million monthly visitors to WebMD have been diagnosed as suffering from allergies.(1) WebMD has leveraged Symptom Checker data and other...

2014-05-05 08:24:49

Exclusive Collaboration Increases Medscape's Reach in Growing Chinese Market NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medscape, the leading source of clinical news, health information, point-of-care tools and medical education for healthcare professionals throughout the world, and DXY.cn, the largest online community for healthcare professionals in China, today announced an exclusive collaboration to reach and educate physicians in China. The collaboration between Medscape and DXY...

2014-04-30 16:30:32

NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD) today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously appointed health care industry veteran William J. Marino to the Company's Board. Mr. Marino served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, the state's largest health insurer until he retired in 2011. During that time, he also served as Co-Chairman of America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP),...

2014-04-24 16:26:26

Easy-to-navigate, free app provides healthcare professionals with real-time medical news from Medscape plus an automatically curated Twitter feed of industry experts NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD (NASDAQ: WBMD) today introduced Medscape MedPulse, an innovative medical news app for iPhone and iPad that enables healthcare professionals to stay up-to-date on the latest medical news and expert perspectives in a free, easy-to-navigate app that can be personalized to their...

2014-04-16 08:30:38

Love of Medicine and Patients is Skin Deep for Some Physician Specialties NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD), the leading source of health information, today released its annual Medscape Physician Compensation Report for 2014, which provides an in-depth look at how compensation influences physician career considerations and practice. Medscape surveyed 24,000 physicians across 25 specialties about issues related to compensation and found significant...

2014-04-14 12:33:15

NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD), the leading source of health information, today announced that it expects first quarter results to exceed its previously provided financial guidance. WebMD also updated its full year 2014 guidance. WebMD's financial guidance was previously provided on February 20, 2014. For the first quarter of 2014, WebMD expects: -- Revenue to be at the high end of the range previously provided; -- Earnings before...

2014-04-09 08:25:35

NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD) today announced that it will release financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2014 at approximately 4:00 pm (ET) on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. The Company will host a conference call at 4:45 pm (ET) on that day to discuss those results. Investors can access the call via webcast at www.wbmd.com (in the Investor Relations section). A replay of the call will be available at the same web address....

2014-04-02 08:32:27

Oncologists and Hematologists Lead the Way on Advocating for Legalization NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD), the leading source of health information, today released Marijuana on Main Street, a special report that provides an in-depth look at the debate over medical marijuana. As numerous states consider bills to legalize medical marijuana, WebMD surveyed nearly 3,000 consumers and Medscape surveyed more than 1,500 doctors about their attitudes...

Social Networks And Drug Information Studied
2014-04-01 06:51:20

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Internet abounds with a wealth of information — true and otherwise — about healthcare. So where should you turn to find the latest information about medications or conditions? That was the focus of a recent study from the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering and Department of Political Science. The team found, among other things, that general social networks such as Twitter or Pinterest were...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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