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Sharecare and Dr. Oz Launch Free Online Weight Loss Program with Celebrity Trainer David Buer

Transform YOU with David Buer Designed to be Safe, Simple and Effective for All Fitness Levels

ATLANTA, May 28, 2014 – Sharecare, the online health and wellness platform created by Dr. Oz and WebMD founder and former CEO Jeff Arnold, have launched Transform YOU with David Buer, a free 12-week online fitness program designed to help you lose weight responsibly, develop healthier habits and improve your body and your life.

Featured in The Dr. Oz Show on Friday, May 16, Transform YOU is led by celebrity trainer David Buer and provides users with step-by-step video instruction for weekly exercises customized to your physical ability; relevant health and fitness tips to keep you on track; encouragement and daily motivation directly from David; and nutrition advice, recipes and food logging capabilities.

“Transform YOU is about so much more than just weight loss – it’s a comprehensive instructional program that also gives you support, guidance and encouragement to help you meet your fitness goals and get healthier,” said Dr. Mehmet Oz, co-founder of Sharecare and host of The Dr. Oz Show. “David’s commitment to fitness-for-all is inspiring, and I think this free program can positively impact anyone, regardless of their ability, who is ready to take a positive step forward in their personal fitness journey.”

Certified by some of the fitness industry’s most prestigious organizations including National Academy of Sports Medicine and International Sports Sciences Association to name a few, David Buer is an Atlanta-based personal trainer whose reputation for achieving results has made him a popular choice among celebrities, world class athletes and active business professionals.

“For many years, I have had the privilege to train some truly outstanding people, including celebrities and professional athletes – but there is no greater privilege than having the opportunity to provide anyone with an Internet connection the tools they need to transform into their healthiest self,” said David Buer, lead trainer for Sharecare’s Transform YOU. “I am humbled that Sharecare and Dr. Oz would entrust me to spearhead such an important initiative, and I look forward to going on this incredible journey with any and everyone ready to make their lives better in a matter of just 12 weeks.”

To get started with Transform YOU with David Buer and receive a fitness plan customized to your needs and abilities, just register for free on Sharecare and complete the program’s brief fitness assessment.

About Sharecare

Sharecare is a health and wellness engagement platform that helps people to live healthier lives by connecting them to personalized resources including local healthcare providers, high-quality information from experts, interactive programs and clinical decision support tools, including its iOS-exclusive app AskMD. The power behind Sharecare is a unique, social Q&A format that provides the collective wisdom of America’s top experts—greatly simplifying the search for health information – and its scientifically-based health risk assessment, the RealAge® Test, taken by more than 33 million people and validated in peer-reviewed journal PLOS ONE as a more accurate predictor of mortality than calendar age and the Framingham Risk Score. Created by Jeff Arnold and Dr. Mehmet Oz in partnership with Harpo Productions, Sony Pictures Television and Discovery Communications, Sharecare allows people to ask, learn and act upon questions of health and wellness, creating an active community where knowledge is shared and put into practice—simply said, sharing care. Launched in 2010, Sharecare is based in Atlanta.