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WebMD founder plans new medical site

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, November 5, 2009

During the Web boom of the late '90s, Jeff Arnold created WebMD, a portal of health information for consumers and the medical community. Now Arnold has created Sharecare, a Web-based health information platform he hopes will be more intuitive and useful than WebMD. "This is like a next generation WebMD," Arnold told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. "We want to answer literally hundreds of thousands of medical questions." While WebMD might provide only one answer to a particular medical question, Arnold said Sharecare hopes to access multiple sources to provide readers a variety of points of view.