SOURCE: Longitude Health

December 18, 2008 12:29 ET

Longitude Health Unveils Second Video on Overcoming Cancer

Guided Health and Wellness Website Inspires Cancer Survivors and Invites Public Participation

SOMERSET, NJ--(Marketwire - December 18, 2008) - Longitude Health, Inc. (www.longitudehealth.com), provider of web-based, guided health and wellness solutions for mid-size, self-insured companies, today announced part-two of its video series titled, Overcoming Cancer. The inspirational, mini documentary chronicles breast cancer survivor Jackie O'Rouke's daily struggles living with cancer and is provided as a free health resource on MyHealthVillage.com -- an online health and wellness portal owned and operated by Longitude Health.

The National Cancer Institute estimates that in January 2004 approximately 2.4 million women were living with breast cancer. Most of these women were cancer-free, while others with evidence of cancer were undergoing treatment.

Dr. Jan Swaney, co-founder of MyHealthVillage.com, underscores the invaluable resource these videos provide: "Internet searches are one of the primary steps cancer victims take to gather all relevant information soon after being diagnosed. Finding and connecting with other individuals living with similar illnesses has proven to dramatically improve the healing process."

The second video highlights O'Rouke's dramatic changing perspective on life -- no longer taking "things for granted." She strongly recommends keeping a daily journal as "the safe place," where thoughts and fears can be expressed and stresses the importance of family support and the enriching factors of surviving cancer.

View Jackie O'Rouke's video on MyHealthVillage.com, video section.

For more information on Longitude Healthcare, view the on-demand webinar on MyHealthVillage.com's homepage, View Webinar, or via clicking on: Introducing MyHealthVillage.com Live Better Longer.

About Longitude Health, Inc.

Based in New Jersey and with operations in Missouri, Longitude Health (www.longitudehealth.com) is a privately-held, investor-backed company offering comprehensive web-based, guided health and productivity improvement solutions for mid-size, self-insured businesses. Its flexible tools and holistic approaches provide incentives, integrate with primary care physician oversight and enable social networking support for a completely collaborative solution leading to sustainable, long-term, healthy life style habits. Longitude Health's MyHealthVillage.com portal and HealthGuides provide businesses with a highly-valued employee benefit while at the same time improving productivity and reducing health related costs. For further information on Longitude Health visit www.longitudehealth.com.

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