New York Times
The New York Times Company, a leading media company, includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, 15 other daily newspapers, WQXR-FM and more than 30 websites, including NYTimes.com, Boston.com and About.com. The company's core purpose is to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news, information and entertainment.
NYTimes.com/Health, a greatly expanded section of NYTimes.com, blends the latest journalism with searchable reference on an extensive range of medical conditions and health topics. The section features original reports on scientific research and controversial health issues, as well as comprehensive reference articles, animations, videos, podcasts, slide shows, web-only columns and interactive tools, all designed to enable readers to make informed decisions about their health. Topics include everything from health maintenance issues, like weight loss and exercise tips, to acute and chronic diseases, like cancer, diabetes and Alzheimer's disease.
Additional features to the section include:
Blogs; The Times Health Guide: Reference information on more than 3,000 topics, including diseases, nutrition, injuries, poisons, symptoms and tests; Times Essentials: a series by Times reporters that provides the latest news on the most common diseases and conditions; a biweekly fitness column and web-only audio reports; reorganized editorial pages that bring together in one place all of The Times's daily health coverage from the Science, Business, National, Features and Opinion desks, and health and fitness tools like BMI (Body Mass Index) and calorie calculators.