Posts Tagged ‘health’

July 9th, 2013 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, featured, Humanities

Vegan vs. Meat-eater

A health craze has seemed to take over this country, finally. With obesity at epidemic levels, and America being the least healthy developed country, it is about time we begin trying to take better care of ourselves. Meat is a staple in the diets of many Americans, and their social lives. The all Am[...]

February 21st, 2013 - 10:37 pm § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, Health, Humanities

How Do Germs Spread?

This infographic, brought to us by Pediatrics After Hours, is brightly designed to grab the attention of one group in particular, kids. Germs are gross, and kids get sick the most often. They are often too preoccupied to remember to do simple things, such as cover their mouths when they cough, or wa[...]

June 29th, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, Health

Economic costs of Obesity

More and more information is coming out about our growing obesity epidemic, and why it is unhealthy to be such. We all know it increases the risk of diabetes, heart problems, joint problems, and more, but how does it affect our wallet? This is a great visual for students to think about when creating[...]

April 5th, 2011 - 1:01 am § in Health

Radiation Dose Chart

There is a lot of discussion these days about radiation links from the damaged nuclear reactors in Japan. Unfortunately, there is little mention of the amount of radiation and it’s danger. This infographic was shared by Randall Monroe through his XKCD blog. From the Source: Ellen, a friend of [...]