MedicineNet is a medical website that provides detailed information about diseases, conditions, medications and general health. MedicineNet.com launched on October 17, 1996. William Shiel co-founded MedicineNet and continues today as the Chief Medical Editor. Melissa Stoppler also serves on the MedicineNet Editorial Board and she and Shiel were co editors-in-chief of Webster's New World Medical Dictionary, Year 2008, Third Edition.
MedicineNet is an owned and operated site in the WebMD Consumer Network and was acquired by WebMD in December 2004. MedicineNet is a network of U.S. Board-Certified Physicians and Allied Health Professionals working together to provide the public with current, comprehensive medical information, written in easy to understand language.
MedicineNet is ranked #5 in the January 2014 eBizMBA Top 15 Most Popular Health Websites.