Tuesday, June 19, 2007

RevolutionHealth.com Brings Its First Online Health Fair to Consumers Nationwide

RevolutionHealth.com Brings Its First Online Health Fair to Consumers Nationwide

PR Newswire via NewsEdge Corporation :

WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- RevolutionHealth.com, a free online health and medical web site that combines expert content and online tools with the power of social networking, today announced its first online health fair to be held on June 18-30, 2007. Revolution Health is partnering with ten national nonprofit organizations that are participating with an online "booth" at the Health Fair, and for every visitor to their booth Revolution Health will make a donation to that partner for a total of up to $10,000.

Continuing with its mission to bring the focus of health care back onto consumers, RevolutionHealth.com has assembled experts from these nationally- recognized nonprofit organizations to provide engaging information to consumers on specific major illnesses, including the warning signs, prevention information when applicable and steps to take if one is diagnosed - all online, for free and without having to leave the comfort of one's home or office.

"RevolutionHealth.com's online health fair is part of our broader mission to lead the health care industry in a better direction by ensuring consumers have the best tools and reliable information to live healthier," said Steve Case, Revolution Health chairman and CEO. "While everyone has access to a lot of information, we're providing meaningful, actionable information from the best experts for free."

Bringing convenience to the traditional health exposition model, RevolutionHealth.com's online health fair features information you can use from its nationally-known nonprofit partners:

     1.  American Kidney Fund - Diabetes and high blood pressure are the
         leading causes of kidney disease.  Learn the facts about kidney
         disease, determine your risks and take steps to protect your kidney
     2.  Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America - Learn how the 60 million
         Americans suffering from asthma and allergies can better manage their
     3.  Autism Speaks - A new case of autism is diagnosed in America almost
         every 20 minutes.  In fact, more children will be diagnosed with
         autism this year than with HIV/AIDS, diabetes and cancer combined.
         Learn the warning signs and what to do if you believe your child
         might be affected.
     4.  IBS Self Help & Support Group - Learn the symptoms of Irritable Bowel
         Syndrome and join the largest online community for people with IBS.
     5.  National Alliance on Mental Illness - With mental illness most often
         striking people in the prime of their lives, learn the warning signs,
         the treatment options and your state's grade for its mental health
         care systems.
     6.  National Family Caregivers Association - Approximately 50 million
         people provide care for a chronically ill, disabled or aged family
         member or friend in a given year.  NFCA provides useful information
         and steps to take to empower family caregivers to act on behalf of
         themselves and their loved ones and to remove barriers to health and
     7.  National Foundation for Celiac Awareness - 97 percent of people with
         celiac disease don't know they have it.  Learn the facts about this
         autoimmune digestive disease, the signs and symptoms, the causes, the
         risk factors and treatment options if you, a family member or friend
         have the disease.
     8.  National Sleep Foundation - At least 40 million Americans suffer from
         sleep disorders, yet more than 60 percent of adults have never been
         asked about the quality of their sleep by a physician.  Test your
         "sleep IQ," learn the top 10 steps everyone can take to get a good
         night's sleep and get the latest sleep news and research.
     9.  The Society for Women's Health Research - Learn how women can be
         better advocates for their own health care.  Find out about five key
         health tests for women across the lifespan and access information on
         conditions that affect women exclusively, differently or more
         frequently than men.
     10. The Wellness Community - Learn vital skills that enable all people
         affected by cancer to regain control, reduce isolation and restore
         hope when faced with a cancer diagnosis.  Receive free education and
         support resources, available online and at local centers nationwide.

RevolutionHealth.com is also hosting two booths at the online health fair: Mom's Essential, which provides online tools to expectant parents, and KnowYourRisk(TM), which helps people calculate their risk for heart attack, stroke and diabetes, three of the most common diseases.

To visit and experience RevolutionHealth.com's Online Health Fair go to www.revolutionhealth.com/healthfair

About Revolution Health

Revolution Health Group LLC was created by AOL Co-Founder Steve Case to create products and services that empower people by putting them at the center of the health system. The cornerstone of the company is RevolutionHealth.com, a free consumer health and medical web site that marries expert content and online tools with the power of social networking. Revolution Health also offers premium services that enable companies to provide health content and customized online tools to their employees, an insurance marketplace and CarePages (www.carepages.com), the leading service that enables communication among family and friends when someone is receiving care. For more information go to http://www.RevolutionHealth.com.

SOURCE Revolution Health Group LLC

CONTACT: Brad Burns of Revolution Health Group LLC, +1-202-292-2410, brad.burns@revolution.com


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