February 14, 2012 07:00 ET

EmpowHER Media Selected by AlwaysOn as One of the OnMedia 20 Companies to Watch in 2012

Top Social Health Company for Women Recognized for Industry Leading Position Among Peers

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - Feb 14, 2012) - EmpowHER, an award-winning social health company for women, has been recognized by OnMedia in the "20 to Watch" list of private companies for 2012. EmpowHER was placed on the esteemed list by technology and media leaders for its innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.

"The recognition from OnMedia further validates EmpowHER's work in pioneering Social Health 3.0," says EmpowHER Media President and COO Thom Brodeur. "Social health is truly a 21st century movement and we are proud to provide the ideal platform for female health consumers to learn, ask, and share. We're excited to be recognized for what we've done among a group of all-star peers, and look forward to continuing to breaking new ground in the future."

Since its launch in 2008, EmpowHER has achieved a leading position in the women's online health and wellness space. The company is now the fastest growing and most robust social health community for women. covers more than 700 women's health conditions and wellness topics with nearly 115,000 pieces of original video, articles and user-generated content.

The site represents both the largest taxonomy of women's health conditions, and one of the largest libraries of women's health content on the web. What makes EmpowHER distinctive is the site's unparalleled moderated social health community. With more than 300 health-related community groups where women are making meaningful connections, sharing information and asking questions of one another about their health and wellness. EmpowHER's unique ASK feature allows site visitors to ask health questions, with the promise of an expert answer in 24 hours or less.

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About EmpowHER Media
EmpowHER Media is an award-winning, HON-certified, social health company for women. The Company's flagship -- -- is the third most visited women's health and wellness destination on the Web (comScore Media Metrix). As the online home for female health consumers, offers a unique value proposition of a peer health community and premium, original women's health and wellness content. Health care professionals, brands and agency professionals rely on EmpowHER Media for reaching the most influential health and wellness buyer on the Internet -- women. EmpowHER reached more than 60 million women onsite and through syndication in 2011, and expects to reach more than 250 million in 2012.

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