Health: Your Vital Signs Online

New Net-based services let you track your personal health history and manage medical bills and prescriptions on your PC

Cindy Seikkula Peterson has reached that point in her life at which managing her family's health care takes more than an overstuffed file folder. With a newborn baby, her recovery from a caesarean section and her mom's high blood pressure on her mind, Seikkula Peterson, 41, monitors the family's prescriptions, immunizations, tests and doctor visits online using a service called WellMed. "Keeping track of everybody's health history in one spot, on the computer, makes it manageable," she says.

WellMed, at www.wellmed.com and at health portals including IntelliHealth.com and AllHealth.com is one of a few new,...

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