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Turner Publishing Company Acquires Basic Health Publications

Turner Publishing Company Acquires Basic Health Publications

New acquisition effective on December 31, 2015

January 4, 2016 (Nashville, TN) - Turner Publishing Company announced today that it has acquired the publishing program of Basic Health Publications, Inc. effective December 31, 2015. Terms were not disclosed.

Turner acquired the publishing rights, inventory and related assets for approximately 280 Basic Health titles. The acquisition also includes about 20 titles not yet published. A complete list of acquired titles can be acquired by contacting Turner Publishing.

"This acquisition is a quality addition to Turner’s leading health titles," said Todd Bottorff, president and publisher of Turner Publishing. "The combination will continue to strengthen Turner's market position as a consumer publisher." Turner Publishing Company is a fully integrated publishing company with over 3,500 titles in a wide range of fiction and nonfiction categories including home & gardens, health & wellness, history, politics & current affairs, self-improvement, amongst many others.

"We believe that Turner Publishing is well-positioned to provide a good home for our titles and authors,” said Scott Johnson, CEO of Basic Health Publications. “We look forward to the continued success of those titles and our authors under their ownership.”

About Turner Publishing Company
Founded in 1985, Turner Publishing Company is an award-winning, independent publisher based in Nashville, Tennessee with multiple New York Times best-selling authors. It has been named by Publishers Weekly as one of the fastest growing independent publishers in the nation. For more information, visit

About Basic Health Publications, Inc
Basic Health Publications is a publisher of leading health related titles for Health-conscious consumers who want to make informed choices about the health products they buy and the health services they use. As they advance in years, they want the most up-to-date information available on how to stay healthy, flexible and trim. Based in Columbus, Ohio, more information is available at