The HealthCentral Network, the heavily-backed online health and wellness information network, has bought out HIV/AIDS patient resource TheBody.com and HIV/AIDS health professional resource TheBodyPro.com, as well as its parent company NYC-based Body Health Resources Corp. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
TheBody was founded 10 years ago...this is HealthCentral's second acquisition in less than three months. In June, the company acquired consumer health information company MedTrackAlert. Investors in HealthCentral include Polaris Venture Partners, The Carlyle Group, Sequoia Capital, and Allen & Company, and most recently IAC (NSDQ: IACI). More details on the deal here.
By Rafat Ali