Apr 7, 2014

EDGE Media Network Named Top 10 Social Healthmaker on HIV and AIDS

For Immediate Release Apr 7, 2014

New York -- Today, EDGE's Health Editor Winnie McCroy were labeled as the 5th most influential expert on HIV by Sharecare, a leading health and wellness engagement platform.

The "Top 10 Social HealthMakers on HIV and AIDS" list was compiled via a proprietary algorithm based on more than 100 individual social metrics developed by WCG, the leading digital marketing and communications agency.

"We're thrilled to be included," said McCroy of EDGE's presence on the list. "We think our efforts in covering HIV and AIDS are tremendous, but it's great that others notice our work."

According to the CDC, 11 million people in the US currently are living with AIDS, and an additional 55,000 become infected with HIV each year.

The full list of "Top 10 Social HealthMakers on HIV and AIDS" can be found at https://about.sharecare.com/press-releases/sharecare-names-top-10-social-healthmakers-hiv-aids

ABOUT EDGE MEDIA NETWORK:

EDGE is the largest network of local Gay, Lesbian Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) news and information in the world, serving over 1 million dedicated readers each month the web at edgemedianetwork.com and on iOS and Android mobile platforms. We are dedicated to the delivery of local, national and world content targeted to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) community in a fair, entertaining and interactive format. We cover the LGBT community around the world and locally in Atlanta GA, Atlantic City NJ, Austin TX, Baltimore MD, Boston MA, Buffalo NY, Charlotte NC, Chicago IL, Cleveland OH, Columbus OH, Dallas TX, Denver CO, Detroit MI, Fire Island NY, Ft. Lauderdale FL, Houston TX, Hudson Valley NY, Indianapolis IN, Key West FL, Las Vegas NV, Los Angeles CA, Miami FL, Minneapolis-St. Paul MN, Nashville TN, New Orleans LA, New York NY, Orlando FL, Palm Springs CA, Philadelphia PA, Phoenix AZ, Pittsburgh PA, Portland OR, Providence RI, Provincetown MA, Sacramento CA, San Diego CA, San Francisco CA, Seattle WA, and Washington DC. You can also access content via Twitter @EDGEMediaNet and on Facebook (@EDGE Media Network).

ABOUT PRIDE LABS LLC:

Pride Labs LLC was founded in 2013 by the Executive Team behind the EDGE Media Network. Its goal is to develop an LGBT-centric interactive platform that engages community businesses, organizations and individuals in the sharing of information via the communications technologies of today and tomorrow. The company's website is at pridelabs.com.

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For more information:

John Welton
Director Public Relations
jwelton@edgemedianetwork.com