Posts Tagged ‘obesity’

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[...]

October 28th, 2011 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Health

A Sip of Soda

Nearly everyone drinks soda on a daily basis. One of the most common things to give up for Lent is soda. One of the most difficult things to give up is soda. It was some of the most addicting, legal chemicals including caffeine and sugar. Even when someone decides to switch to caffeine and sugar [&h[...]