Bill Davenhall: Your health depends on where you live
Jan 25, 2010
http://www.ted.com Where you live: It impacts your health as much as diet and genes do, but it’s not part of your medical records. At TEDMED, Bill Davenhall shows how overlooked government geo-data (from local heart-attack rates to toxic dumpsite info) can mesh with mobile GPS apps to keep doctors in the loop. Call it “geo-medicine.”
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the idea girl says
interesting i’ve lived in all sorts of places, and he’s right the doctor never asks where you live to see if that can be affecting your health.