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HealthDay’s health news service is a division of ScoutNews, LLC, a private company co-founded in 2001 by George Giokas [1] which is based in Norwalk, CT.

HealthDay's digital and video news products are licensed to media companies, hospitals, managed care organizations, publishers, non-profits, and government agencies, including WebMD and Everyday Health.


HealthDay named Dr. Cynthia Haines as the Chief Medical Officer of its news site in 2008.[2] Dr. Haines hosts Twitter chats in partnership with the Mayo Clinic [3] and hosts HealthDay’s news video series, HealthDay TV.[4]

2006-2009 Awards for Best Health/Healthcare Content [5]

MM&M 2008 Award Finalist– Best Healthcare Online Media Brand [6]


  1. ^ "Mayo". 
  2. ^ "Haines". 
  3. ^ "Mayo". 
  4. ^ "HealthDayTV". 
  5. ^ "Mayo" (PDF). 
  6. ^ "Mayo".