My Geographic Reach, May 14th, 2013


One of my favorite activities on WordPress is checking where my visitors are arriving from. Mostly, the United States. Tonight, though, I notice some nice variety; India, UK, South Africa, and Singapore. Thanks for the visit!

Reblog: Geography and Food Allergies


Originally posted on GIS and Science:
Clinical Pediatrics, published online 17 May 2012 Ruchi S. Gupta, Elizabeth E. Springston, Bridget Smith, Manoj R. Warrier, Jacqueline Pongracic and Jane L. Holl “Objective: The aim of this study was to describe the distribution of childhood food allergy in the United States. “Methods: A randomized survey was administered…

Reblog: Elevation & Cholera


Originally posted on GIS and Science:
BMC Public Health, 12:442, Published 18 June 2012 Miguel A Luque Fernandez, Michael Schomaker, Peter R Mason, Jean F Fesselet, Yves Baudot, Andrew Boulle, and Peter Maes “Background: In highly populated African urban areas where access to clean water is a challenge, water source contamination is one of the…

U.S. Citizens Worry Me


I’m trying to get out of the habit of saying, “Americans.” As a society, we are really a self-centered lot. North America is comprised of both Canada and the United States. Technically, a Canadian could call herself an “American,” as she lives on the continent of North America. But, would that make people living in…