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HealthCentral Acquires Wellsphere Creating the Largest Organically Driven Online Health and Wellness Communities
Date:1/28/2009

Deal Adds Nearly Four Million Unique Visitors per Month to HealthCentral Reach

ARLINGTON, Va. and SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthCentral (www.HealthCentral.com), the leading collection of online condition-specific consumer health and wellness experiences, today announced the acquisition of Wellsphere, a leading health technology company, adding nearly four million monthly unique visitors to HealthCentral's audience. The acquisition combines HealthCentral's high-quality, condition-specific interactive experiences, content and audience with Wellsphere's aggregation of over 1,500 health and wellness bloggers and unique Health Knowledge Engine(TM) technology that deciphers highly specific health information. HealthCentral also will leverage Wellsphere's health community enterprise technology which powers Stanford University's BeWell@Stanford site (http://stanford.wellsphere.com) to deliver valuable health information and wellness tools for Stanford employees. The deal raises HealthCentral's audience of its owned properties to ten million unique visitors per month, and makes the company the largest organic aggregation of online health and wellness communities.

"This is a significant combination of quality audience and content with one-of-a-kind technology and scale," said Christopher M. Schroeder, CEO of HealthCentral. "Consumers have very specific health and wellness needs - not just to diet but to lose a specific amount of weight in a particular period of time. Health publishers must provide information and opt
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