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Wall Street News Alert

February 22, 2008 09:32 ET

Wall Street News Alert: Breaking Market Alert on HRAL -- February 22, 2008

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WESTON, FL--(Marketwire - February 22, 2008) - Wall Street News Alert's "stocks to watch" this morning are: HearAtLast Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HRAL), HLTH Corporation (NASDAQ: HLTH) and Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI).

HearAtLast Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HRAL) is on the move and the company should have investors closely monitoring the stock. Early this morning, the company issued a press release announcing that it has posted its earnings report on for its fiscal third quarter period covering 10/01/2007 - 12/31/2007.

Great news for the company! HearAtLast Holdings, Inc. through its wholly owned subsidiary HearAtLast, Inc. currently operates 18 hearing clinics co-located within Wal-Mart Stores, Wal-Mart Supercenters and Sam's Clubs in Canada under a master licensing agreement with Wal-Mart Canada Corp. (NYSE: WMT). The Company also operates one free standing location in the U.S. located in The Villages, Florida.

The press releases states: The Company recorded revenues of USD $484,087 for Q3 of FY2007, a 542% increase in revenue compared to Q3 FY2006 revenues of USD $75,391, and had revenues for the nine months ended 12/31/07 of USD $901,900 vs. revenues of USD $202,853 for the nine months ended 12/31/06, representing a 345% period-over-period increase. Management points out that there were only three stores open in Q3 of last year (Oct. '06 - Dec. '06). The strong increase in revenue is attributed to the addition of 18 clinics, of which 15 were fully operational during this reporting period, the final three months of calendar 2007. It should be noted that in 2006 while there were 3 clinics staffed, only one was operational while the other two were preparing for their grand opening. In Q3 of 2007 there were 18 clinics open and 15 were operational. HearAtLast expects the gross revenue for all new stores to increase as each location becomes more established and each store matures.

Management would also like to add that the Company recorded revenues of USD $263,463 in the month of January 2008 alone, which would suggest a quarterly run-rate of nearly USD $800,000. As the new clinic locations become fully operational management believes that overall revenues will continue to increase at a substantial rate.

"January revenues in 2008 are approximately 30% of what we did [in our fiscal] year to date," said Robert Oswald, President of HearAtLast. "We expect to have additional profit centers within our locations as we add ancillary product offerings and services for our customers," added Oswald.

Administrative costs are well below expectations, again largely because management is moving slowly to increase support costs until they have more clinics at their maturity levels.

The stock closed Thursday at Thirty-Six cents a share.

HearAtLast Holdings, Inc. owns and operates its wholly owned subsidiary HearAtLast Inc., a chain of hearing stores specializing in the sale of digital hearing aids and testing services. The company develops, owns, and operates hearing aid clinics co-located within select Wal-Mart stores throughout Canada. HearAtLast facilities sell a selection of high quality brand name hearing aids and also offer complimentary screening tests, clinical hearing tests, instant custom MP3 headphones and custom hearing protection. The Company's mission is to consolidate the highly fragmented hearing services industry while providing unparalleled service to the estimated 30+ million hearing impaired individuals throughout North America. After a prescription is approved, the independent on-site audiologists and hearing aid practitioners at HearAtLast utilize a refined process to dispense a hearing aid in about an hour.

HLTH Corporation (NASDAQ: HLTH) up 18.3% on 11.2 million shares traded.

HLTH Corporation's businesses are comprised of WebMD Health Corp., ViPS and Porex. WebMD provides health information services for consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through its public and private online portals and health-focused publications.

Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) up 17.2% on 3.6 million shares traded.

Itron is a leading technology provider and critical source of knowledge to the global energy and water industries. Itron operates in two divisions; as Itron in North America and as Actaris outside of North America.

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