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Most Read Health Condition News - December '12

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- dailyRx, Inc. a leading digital news publisher, announced today the most popular health topics viewed and shared on The dailyRx News Network during December 2012. dailyRx News is syndicated to consumers across digital and mobile platforms and throughout its national health provider network via websites, social media channels, and most recently, YouTube.

"dailyRx News is optimized for multi-screen use, offering both patients and consumers access to relevant news from any digital device," said Donald W. Hackett, CEO and Publisher of dailyRx News. "Social networks in particular have become increasingly popular among patients seeking health information," Hackett added.

According to a recent report from PwC's Health Research Institute, approximately one third of health consumers use social media sites for health-related matters. "dailyRx continues to publish an engaging selection of original text and video news that is syndicated within Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+ and YouTube," Hackett said.

Health conditions generating notable viewer engagement last month included:

  1. Arthritis - 10.9 million pageviews
  2. Women's Health - 7.1 million pageviews
  3. Mental Health - 6.4 million pageviews
  4. Cancer - 5.9 million pageviews
  5. Multiple Sclerosis - 3.5 million pageviews

Trending health news throughout dailyRx social media included:

Facebook

  1. Kicking Cancer After It Returns
  2. Help Children Cope with Traumatic News
  3. So What About Atrial Fibrillation?

Twitter

  1. Targeting Aggressive Brain Tumors
  2. Help Children Cope with Traumatic News
  3. TV Start Chefs Tie TV Dinners

Google+

  1. New Rx Approved For Intestinal Condition
  2. Rx Shortages Affecting Kids With Cancer
  3. Allergy Drops Not Shots for Tots

YouTube

  1. Talking to Your Kids About Tragedy
  2. What's In My Toothpaste?
  3. The App for Losing Fat Works

A survey by the Journal of Medical Research showed that 60% of physicians believe "social media improves the quality of care delivered to patients." "Our goal is to serve as a trusted resource for easy-to-understand health information that encourages doctor-patient collaboration and empowers individuals to make more informed health decisions," Hackett said.

About The dailyRx News Network

The dailyRx News Network is an emerging leader in publishing health news for consumers and patients alike. dailyRx publishes, aggregates, and syndicates doctor-reviewed news covering a wide range of health conditions, medications, over-the-counter products, and nutraceutical compounds. dailyRx's original content is written in positive, unbiased, easy-to-understand language and reviewed for efficacy by doctors, pharmacists and therapists. dailyRx, Inc. is owned by Patient Conversation Media, Inc.

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