VANCOUVER, Sept. 4 /CNW/ - Widely respected physician and media figure,
Dr. Art Hister, launches his monthly column on www.knowitallhealth.com on
August 28th. Hister currently hosts House Calls on the Corus Radio Network
across Canada. He is also a daily health analyst on the Morning News on Global
TV and CKNW's Morning News as well as a regular guest on the Up All Night on
the BBC and Shaw Cable TV.
"We are very excited about Dr. Hister joining us. He brings clarity and
wit to health subjects that are often more confusing and dry than
informative," said Claire Sowerbutt, managing director of knowitallhealth.
"Our site was developed to help consumers make sense of online health
information so they can make important decisions about their health,"
Sowerbutt said. "The insight that Dr. Hister will bring to everyday health
issues can better inform our visitors, and ultimately help them in making
better health care decisions," she said.
Launched in April 2007, www.knowitallhealth.com is a new online tool
that, unlike regular health sites, acts as a filter for Internet health
information. The site brings together some of the most accessible and
credentialed sources of Web-based medical and health information in one
"I'm excited to be part of a site geared to helping people make sense of
the often confusing world of health news," Dr. Hister said.
Currently, www.knowitallhealth.com provides:
- A multimedia health library with more than 5500 streaming videos,
transcripts and articles written and developed by physicians, and
featuring interviews with medical experts in a variety of disciplines.
New content is added every two weeks.
- Weekly health columns by Dr. Art Hister, and credentialed medical
- Health Services Directories for the USA and Canada.
- An ever-expanding collection of ebooks on specific health conditions.
- A regular blog for breaking medical news, FDA and Health Canada alerts
and recalls, and site updates.
- Free, downloadable medical logs to keep all contact information for
doctors, clinics, hospitals, as well as all medications and over the
- Free e-newsletters on general health topics as well as specific health
conditions and diseases.
- No access or membership fees.
"Knowitallhealth provides a solid starting point for people looking for
current and reliable health information on the Internet, and the content is
continually updated," said Sowerbuttt. "Over the coming months new services
will be added to the site that we believe will better enable healthcare
consumers to get the information they need in a timely way," she said.
For further information:
For further information: on www.knowitallhealth.com or to arrange an
interview contact: Lisa Green, Media Liaison, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org,
Tel: (604) 788-7147 pacific standard time