Launches Online Destination Health & Wellness

With snowpocalypse after snowpocalypse drilling the Atlantic states this winter, what better time to launch a new health and wellness online destination? stepped up to the plate with Health & Wellness, which offers news and information on health, fintness, nutrition, and the medical industry, including content from and The Boston Globe.

Health & Wellness is also the home of blogs Daily Dose, where reporter Deborah Kotz focuses on consumer health news and advice from Boston-area medical experts, and White Coat Notes, which will cover news and happenings in the local medical community. A weekly email newsletter is available, as well.

Reader comments are highlighted on Health & Wellness, and users can participate in discussion boards and live chats with local doctors and experts.

Boston Globe health and science editor Gideon Gil said:

Boston is home to a medical community known around the world for its expertise, as well as to a population that cares deeply about health issues. In one place, readers will find everything they need to know to stay well and, if they are sick, to help them weigh the best treatment. We look forward to engaging with our readers every day.