Meredith adds an online feature


Television and magazine company Meredith Corporation has picked up an internet interest which may be of interest to its audience of 75M women that it reaches one way or another, once a month, in print or over the web. The acquisition is Healia, a health and medical search engine which helps users locate high quality info online.

Meredith Publishing Group President Jack Griffin said, "The acquisition of Healia is an important step in our strategic initiatives to expand our reach in the women's health market and to provide content-focused services online." The price was not disclosed. The company said there will be no immediate financial impact on the company.