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2012-10-19 07:22:36

NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD) today announced that, on October 18, 2012, its Board of Directors adopted an amendment to the Company's Rights Agreement. The Rights Agreement was adopted by the WebMD Board on November 2, 2011 to guard against inadequate or coercive takeovers and other tactics that might be used in an attempt to gain control of the Company without paying all stockholders a fair price for their shares. The Rights Agreement does not...

2012-10-18 07:26:41

NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD), the leading source of health information, announced today the launch of WebMD Answers, where consumers can pose personal health questions that can be asked and answered in a trusted environment. WebMD Answers' Q&As are contextually integrated throughout the WebMD experience as well as through WebMD Search, so that consumers can now access information from leading health experts, organizations, and other...

2012-10-17 15:22:33

NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD) today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously appointed Thomas J. Coleman to the Board, effective immediately, expanding the membership of the Board from 12 to 13. Mr. Coleman is a co-Founder and co-President of Kensico Capital Management Corp., which is the owner of approximately 11.4% of WebMD's outstanding shares. "We are pleased to welcome Tom to the Company's Board of Directors," said Martin J....

2012-10-15 15:22:56

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD), the leading source of health information, today announced that John Kritzmacher has joined WebMD as Senior Vice President Business Operations, Organizational Planning and Structure. He will report to Cavan M. Redmond, Chief Executive Officer. As leader of Business Operations, Organizational Planning and Structure, John will be integral to our ongoing strategic review and business planning process. Human Resources,...

2012-10-15 15:21:54

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD), the leading source of health information, continues to attract the largest, most engaged audience seeking health and wellness information. WebMD attracted the most visitors of any health information site in September and is again number one in page views in the health category. According to the comScore® Media Metrix U.S. report, comScore's monthly analysis of U.S. web activity of the top online properties, WebMD...

2012-10-11 07:28:21

NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD) today announced that it will release financial results for the three months ended September 30, 2012 at approximately 4:00 pm (ET) on Thursday, November 1, 2012. 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....

2012-09-25 02:29:20

SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanford Health, WebMD and Discovery Education announce today the launch of fit 4 the classroom, a unique program for elementary educators, students and their families to encourage healthier food choices and more physical activity among children. Supported with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) based learning materials for teachers, the program connects balanced eating and activity with sleep and a healthy emotional life for a...

Canned Tuna
2012-09-20 05:19:10

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A band of consumer groups recently joined together to urge the USDA to remove tuna from school lunch menus following a study that found that canned tuna in lunchrooms had high levels of mercury. In an article by WebMD, the non-profit Mercury Policy Project (MPP) recommended that children “should never eat albacore tuna,” young children should only eat tuna once a month, and older kids can eat tuna twice a month....

2012-09-17 02:25:32

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD), the leading source of health information, today announced its new WebMD Pain Coach(TM) for iPhone, a unique free mobile application for consumers and patients living with chronic pain. As the leader in mobile health, WebMD provides trusted health information anytime and anywhere with its mobile web and applications for consumers and physicians. The new WebMD Pain Coach(TM) app builds on WebMD's market-leading mobile...

2012-09-04 02:26:21

NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD), the leading source of health information, today unveiled a new design for WebMD the Magazine with an increased focus on healthy living. The magazine is available in print at doctors' offices and as an interactive app for the Apple® iPad®. WebMD the Magazine provides consumers with health and wellness content when and where they prefer, to empower and enable health decisions anytime, anywhere. Along with WebMD's...