Rock Weekly: DNA on Mars, Facebook and STDs, & Health and the 2012 Election
October 22nd, 2012
Rocktober has been an exciting month, and we haven’t even revealed our next class of startups. Stay tuned for that announcement, coming in the next week. In the meantime, if you’re feeling the pre-winter blues, you may want to take a cue from Iceland and this recent study out of OSU.
For the rest of you happy campers, here’s a generous helping of digital health news.
Peeling Away Health Care’s Sticker Shock
Genome Hunters Go After Martian DNA
Study: Facebook Can Reduce the Spread of STDs
Boosting Healthcare IT’s IQ — More Spock, Less Gomer
Weighing The Impact Of Health Issues On Campaign 2012 [VIDEO]
Kaiser Health News
Do Vitamins Prevent Cancer? The Answer Will Give You Whiplash
Get Up. Get Out. Don’t Sit.
New York Times
Rock Health in the News
Rock Health Breaks Down Health Care’s Hierarchy Startup-Style
Startup Aims to Help Pharmas Find the Right People for Alzheimer’s Disease Drug Trials
Funding & Acquisitions
AirStrip Scores $10M Investment
Healthrageous Lands $6.5M For Chronic Disease Management