WebMD Introduces a New Flagship App

                     WebMD Introduces a New Flagship App

The #1 Mobile Health Destination Unveils the New WebMD App Providing a
Personalized Experience and Engaging Lifestyle Content

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2013

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD), the
leading source of health information, released a new version of its
market-leading flagship app for the iPhone®, including personalized, engaging
multimedia lifestyle content. The new WebMD app for iPhone offers on-demand,
healthy-living information, in addition to physician-reviewed health content
and interactive tools. The innovative design marries content and utility
informed by more than five years of user insights and feedback. It is the
latest milestone in WebMD's commitment to create and deliver the most engaging
health content based on the unique health needs and interests of each user.
As one of the most used and highest-rated health and fitness apps in the Apple
App Store, the WebMD app has over 17 million downloads.^1

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"WebMD has built on its trusted brand and content and is now the go-to source
for personalized health experiences across a multi-screen platform," said Bill
Pence, WebMD Chief Technology Officer and Chief Operating Officer. "The new
design of the WebMD app builds on the success we have had with personalizing
experiences with our audience-based apps, such as WebMD Pregnancy and WebMD
Baby, to provide consumers with an experience that is tailored uniquely to

The app also builds on WebMD's investment in healthy living that already
includes expanded content on WebMD.com, in WebMD Magazine  and  in the WebMD
Magazine app for iPad. WebMD app for iPhone now provides a wealth of
healthy-living content, delivered in "snackable" quantities, and a broad range
of wellness information, from recipes and dieting tips to advice on sex and
relationships. WebMD meets the information-seeking habits of today's consumers
and their demand for information tailored to specific interests at the right
time on the right screen -- through our websites, mobile-optimized sites, and

The features of the updated WebMD app for iPhone include:

  oCustomizable Content Based on Healthy-Living Interests and Goals: The
    update represents a completely new user interface, including a visually
    stimulating home screen and enhanced user experience. Individuals can
    select topics to populate tips, fun facts, articles, videos and quizzes
    relevant to their healthy-living goals. The robust, mobile-optimized
    content covers health and beauty, diet, parenting and children's health,
    and sex and relationships.
  oLocal Search for Health Providers: The search feature allows consumers to
    find the closest physicians, hospitals and pharmacies available by city,
    state or ZIP code. Users can also filter their search, like pharmacies
    open 24 hours/day, and can save frequented professionals/centers for
  oEnhanced Health Information: WebMD app users can choose from and save
    information on over 26,000 conditions, drugs and first aid topics and rely
    on the app to help them make important and timely health and wellness
    decisions. In addition to an increased breadth of disease and treatment
    information, the medical term glossary provides a companion to help
    explain tests, procedures and conditions for consumers before, during and
    after doctor visits.
  oPatient Instructions: Patient Instructions is WebMD's first step in
    building the foundation to connect patients and their healthcare
    providers.  The new WebMD app will connect with the Patient Instructions
    feature in WebMD's Medscape app for healthcare professionals. Medscape
    Patient Instructions allows physicians to securely send education and
    instructions on thousands of conditions, procedures and drugs to their
    patients. Patients can securely and conveniently read the instructions and
    information on the WebMD app for iPhone, as well as WebMD's mobile web and
    desktop sites.

WebMD continues to lead in mHealth with the development of a biometric device
marketplace to enable the purchase of third-party devices. The marketplace
will be accessible from the flagship app. The devices and apps available
from the marketplace will further WebMD's commitment to enable users to get
access to their data anywhere at any time.

WebMD app for iPhone is available for free from Apple's App Store. Detailed
information about the app is available at www.webmd.com/mobile. 


WebMD Health Corp.(NASDAQ: WBMD) is the leading provider of health
information services, serving consumers, physicians, health care
professionals, employers, and health plans through our public and private
online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications.

The WebMD Health Network includesWebMD Health,Medscape, MedicineNet,
eMedicineHealth, RxList,theheart.org, Medscape Education, and other

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^1 appFigures data throughAugust, 2013

SOURCE WebMD Health Corp.

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