Can WebMD Heal Itself?

It's still a favorite of many analysts, but don't expect the online medical information service to get a clean bill of health anytime soon

WebMD Corp. (HLTH ) was supposed to revolutionize the health-care system. Two years ago, the feisty startup went on a buying spree, picking off competitors and signing dozens of deals to create an Internet-based means of connecting patients and doctors with health-care institutions.

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