MedicineNet

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MedicineNet
Type Health Information
Founded October 1996
Owner(s) WebMD Since 2004
Website MedicineNet.com

MedicineNet.com launched on October 17, 1996. [1] MedicineNet is a medical website that provides detailed information about diseases, conditions, medications and general health. [2] Dr. William Shiel co-founded MedicineNet and continues today as the Chief Medical Editor.[3] Dr. Melissa Stoppler also serves on the MedicineNet Editorial Board [4] and she and Dr. Shiel were co editors-in-chief of Webster's New World Medical Dictionary, Year 2008 Third Edition. [5] [6]

MedicineNet is an owned and operated site in the WebMD Consumer Network [7] and was acquired by WebMD in December 2004.[8] MedicineNet is a network of U.S. Board-Certified Physicians and Allied Health Professionals working together to provide the public with current, comprehensive medical information, written in easy to understand language. [9]

MedicineNet, as part of the WebMD Consumer Network, adheres to the same privacy policy as WebMD.com and is certified by the TRUSTe online privacy certification program. [10] In addition, MedicineNet is HONcode certified to be in compliance with the Health on the Net health website principles. [11]

MedicineNet is ranked #5 in the January 2014 eBizMBA Top 15 Most Popular Health Websites.[12]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "www.medicinenet.com". Website Encyclopedia. Retrieved 27 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "St. Joseph Health Mission Hospital Doctors". Mission Hospital. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Melissa Conrad Stoppler". dLife. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "St. Joseph Health Mission Hospital Doctors". Mission Hospital. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "Dr. Melissa Stoppler". Google+. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  7. ^ "WebMD Corporate Site Consumer Network". WebMD. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  8. ^ "E-Health Market Overview and Internet Health Acquisitions". Right Diagnosis. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  9. ^ "Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode". HONcode. Retrieved 27 January 2014. 
  10. ^ "MedicineNet Privacy Policy". MedicineNet. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  11. ^ "Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode". HONcode. Retrieved 27 January 2014. 
  12. ^ "Top 15 Most Popular Health Websites January 2014". eBiz MBA. Retrieved 27 January 2014. 


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