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2007

Webby Awards

  • People's Voice Winner, Health category.

National Association of Black Journalists Awards

  • Best New Media Commentary for the WebMD blog Tanzania Travels, written by WebMD editor Cherie Berkley.

TIME.com's 25 Sites We Can't Live Without

Forbes Best of the Web

  • WebMD named among the top health information sites in 2007.

Consumer Reports WebWatch

  • WebMD named among the top health information sites in 2007.

PC Magazine's Top 100 Classic Web Sites

WebWare 100 Awards

  • WebMD named one of the top reference web sites.

Frost & Sullivan Market Leadership Award

  • WebMD received the award for its market leading Personal Health Record (PHR)

2006

The Society of Professional Journalists:

Freddie Awards

Consumer Reports WebWatch

  • WebMD and MedicineNet named among the best online diet sites in 2006.

Consumer Directed Health Care Conference

  • Best Web Site for Consumer Health Information
  • Best of Show

2005

The Society of Professional Journalists

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' MORE Award

  • Consumer Print Journalism: National Magazine category for "Boomeritis," in WebMD Magazine

Mr. Magazine's 30 Most Notable Launches

  • WebMD the Magazine named one of the year's most notable launches by Samir "Mr. Magazine" Husni, Ph.D.

Consumer Reports WebWatch

  • "Excellent" rating for credibility and reliability.

e-Healthcare Leadership Awards

  • A Platinum Medal for "Best Overall Site for Consumer General Health."

Consumer Directed Health Care Conference

  • Best Web Site for Consumer Health Information

TRUSTe and The Ponemon Institute

  • Named WebMD the #1 trusted company for privacy in the healthcare industry

2004

The World Wide Web Health Awards

  • A Silver Medal in the category of Patient Education Information for WebMD's Symptom Checker.
  • A Bronze Medal in the category of Health Promotion/Disease Prevention for "Talking to Your Teen."

e-Healthcare Leadership Awards

  • A Gold Medal for "Best Health Content."
  • A Silver Medal for "Best Overall Internet Site."

TRUSTe Award

  • Consumers and experts polled by TRUSTe, the leading Internet privacy watchdog, rank WebMD in the top 10 companies trusted for privacy and respected for its online privacy programs.

PC Magazine

  • PC Magazine names WebMD as one of the top 10 search, reference, and portal sites of the year.

2003

The Society of Professional Journalists

The World Wide Web Health Awards

  • A Bronze Medal in the category of Media/Publishing for WebMD Health

The 2003 International Health and Medical Media Awards

2002

The Society of Professional Journalists

The 2002 International Health and Medical Media Awards

  • First Place in the category of Allergies & Asthma for "Breathe Free," an interactive education program.
  • Finalist in the category of Communications for the WebMD News Center's ongoing health and medical coverage.
  • Finalist in the category of Community Health for the WebMD special report "Anthrax: The Facts You Need."
  • Finalist in the category of Coping for the WebMD post-9/11 special report "A Path to Healing."

The Wall Street Journal awards WebMD Four Stars for "Anthrax: The Facts You Need."

The Health Improvement Institute gives WebMD its Aesculapius Award Of Excellence in Health Communications.

The Online Journalism Association/Columbia Graduate School of Journalism recognizes WebMD's news series "Jeff's Story," about surviving brain cancer, for excellence in enterprise journalism.

The Society of Professional Journalists gives WebMD two Green Eyeshade Awards:

  • Best Online Non-Deadline Reporting: "End of the Beginning: Human Genome Project Marches On," by Neil Osterweil
  • Best Online Deadline Reporting: "FDA Approval of RU-486," by Sean Martin

The American Medical Writers Association grants the Frances Larsen Award to WebMD for the news story "Stem Cells Ignite Scientific Inquiry," by Neil Osterweil.

The Arthritis Foundation awards WebMD two regional CECIL Awards:

  • For Breaking News on the FDA approval of Remicade
  • For News on a new treatment for children with rheumatoid arthritis

Yahoo! Internet Life votes WebMD one of the "50 Most Incredibly Useful Sites."

PC World votes WebMD "Best of the Web."

The New York Times Tech Columnist ranks WebMD "Favorite Health Site" in comments featured on the Martha Stewart Living television program.

The American Diabetes Association online cites WebMD for "impressive, hard-hitting analysis" of health issues.

Last Updated: June 5, 2012

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