Digital Equipment Corporation has extended its popular Web search engine AltaVista with a new health zone. As an expert provider of timely and qualitative health information, in association with the famous Johns Hopkins University and Health System in Baltimore, InteliHealth has been chosen as the ideal partner to provide the Web surfers with a useful and valuable health news resource.
The newly established AltaVista Health Zone supplies the health care interested Web user with a rich collection of topics from highly reliable sources. The different items range from personal care, family health and safety, over fitness to pain and stress management. People suffering from asthma, allergy, or cancer have access to specialised medical information on their disease.
More general topics include detailed news on the US Drug Administration food label issues, a daily health news update, and the Healthy Home Online Store which offers health care products to the site visitors. AltaVista Search Service also presents interactive health quizzes, a well documented health library, as well as a free daily e-mail connection for both consumers and professionals. Links to medical journals are equally provided and will possibly turn a visit to the AltvaVista Health Zone into a worthwhile experience.