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NYTCo Sells About Group’s UCompare

With the About Group experiencing some struggles on the revenue front, the New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT) has decided to sell that unit’…

Weight Loss Community iChange Gets Funding

iChange — an online community for people who want to lose weight — has raised a first round of funding from Momentum Venture Management, a…

Vertical Health Buys Up Two Diabetes Sites

Vertical Health has added two diabetes sites to its portfolio of health-related online properties. The company has bought up Diabetic-Lifest…

Health Site Trusera To Shut Down

Unable to raise additional funds, online health community Trusera will close. In a blog post Wednesday, the company said, “The economic down…

Analyst: Online Health Category Still Healthy

Not every online sector is getting crushed in the economy. Health sites continues to thrive, even in the midst of the larger drop in online…

The Health Report On EconHealth & Pics

Our Economics of Health Content seminar this afternoon went very well…with about 200 participants and speakers, it was a lively discussion…

Seed Funding Roundup: PeerWisdom; SplashCast

— Health and wellness information site PeerWisdom has received $2 million in angel funding, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reported. The co…

P&G Extends Social Networking To Women

Major marketers take note, as advertising bellwether Procter & Gamble unveils two social networking sites: one devoted to women and another…

Google Health Portal Being Considered

We’ve mentioned some rumors about Google’s (NSDQ: GOOG) health vertical…this post from TheDeal blog VC Ratings says that Google is plannin…

Google To Launch Health Vertical?

So says this USAToday blog post, and previously on SearchEngineWatch…the annual Google (NSDQ: GOOG) press day is this week, and there migh…

Healthline Gets $14 Million Funding

SF-based online health portal Healthline, which relaunched last October, has closed its recapitalized $14 million first round funding. The s…

Health Portal Launched With Big Funding

Suddenly, health portals are rage again: Healthline, a new health portal and search engine out of San Francisco, launched today with some s…

John Wiley Buys Online Medical Info Firm

Again, the coolness factor on this one is lower, but still important: John Wiley & Sons, the book and information media company, has acquire…

Health Info Company Gets $5 Million Funding

(down the page): FWI (aka FaxWatch), a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based provider of medical news and information to healthcare professionals, has rai…

Yahoo Launches Health Blogs, Officially

Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) has launched its first consumer blog, in its health section…it has been working on “Health Blogs” for some time now but…

WSJ.com Launches Healthcare Edition: WSJ.com

WSJ.com Launches Healthcare Edition: WSJ.com has launched a “Health Industry Edition”, covering the business of health for industry professi…