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How The Tech In Your Smartphone Could Help Fight The Next Ebola Outbreak

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.21.2014 | Green

The Ebola crisis has brought new perspective to concerns about how diseases -- and people who carry them -- travel. And a number of experts following ...

Making Health Data Do Something!

Bill Davenhall | Posted 07.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Bill Davenhall

Making sense out of all the health data out there is daunting -- even for the seasoned health data junkie. A new app for the iPad called Health Indicators now brings consumers one step closer to seeing health data about where they live using a "geomedicine" approach.

Geography -- The Missing Vital Sign In Your Physician's Office

Bill Davenhall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bill Davenhall

You probably have your own stories about geomedicine -- unusual health symptoms that can't be explained, cancers that run in certain families or communities that don't have a genetic or lifestyle link.

Geomedicine: The Missing Link In Our Personal Health History

Bill Davenhall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bill Davenhall

As a good health-seeking consumer, we need to be better served by the great wealth of environmental health research that is available -- increasing the capacities of physicians to use this information.

TEDMED 2009: The Missing Piece In Understanding Our Health

Alana B. Elias Kornfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alana B. Elias Kornfeld

Whenever we visit a physician we fill out questionnaires that refer only to our genetics and lifestyle, but we're never asked about environment. This is the missing link to our health.