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GIS Health News Weekly: AAG Tackles Mental Health, Mobile Ads for the Doctor’s Office, Ebola Maps

AAG Tackles Mental Health Spearheaded by Beverley Mullings, Kate Parizeau, and Linda Peake, a group of geographers organized a series of sessions at last year’s AAG meeting on mental health issues, established a listserv (MHGEOG-L [at] lists [dot] queensu [dot] ca), and are now proposing to...

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GIS Education News Weekly: NACIS Student Winner, Mental Health, UConn Certificate

NACIS Student Winner Profiled University of Cincinnati geography student Nate Wessel’s new map is a bike enthusiast’s best friend. And, the map [right] won first place in the student come petition at NACIS. Wessel is profiled in a university news...Read more

Data Mashups can Help Answer the World’s Biggest Questions

As the world wakes up to the power of data, we need to start working out how to join up all this information. We need to turn it into meaningful findings that will help us to make changes to the way we live. A new technique is emerging as part of this quest – the data mashup. This...Read more

GIS Health News Weekly: Deadly Disease Infographic, Duke Geomedicine Summit, Tracking Ebola by Cell Phone

Deadly Disease Interactive The Daily Mail's interactive piece looks at the world’s deadlist outbreaks, as well as history’s most dangerous diseases. Ebola Tracking Via Cell Phone The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is tracking the approximate...Read more

Addresses Spark Debate

This week’s article on the "Madness of Addressing" caused more debate than we’ve seen in a long time.

GIS Health News Weekly: SDTs in USA, Cancer Cluster, Tracking Hand Washing

STDs in USA Hidden STD Epidemic: Maps Show Infection Rates in 50 States by Live Science culls data and maps and infographics on the topic. Jezebel summarizes: If you live in California, Texas, Michigan or New York, you probably know someone who has the clap....Read more

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