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What Activities Send People to the Emergency Room?

Visualization wizard Nathan Yau has produced yet another fantastic graphic, this time detailing the many, many reasons people end up in the hospital’s emergency room. His interactive chart breaks down ER visits by activity, number of visits and the month ...
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Change Your Lifestyle Part 3: Keeping the Momentum

This post is part of a series.  Click here to see the second post: Food, Food, Food You’ve Geeked on Your Activity, What Now? Two months of diligently tracking activity and diet sheds some pretty interesting insights into one’s personal ...
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This ‘Lucky’ Iron Fish Can Make You Stronger

It might not look like much, but this small iron fish can save lives. Canadian science graduate Dr. Christopher Charles traveled to Cambodia six years ago, where he discovered that anaemia was a huge public health problem. Instead of finding ...
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School Cafeteria Lunches Around the World

Each day in the United States, over 32 million students eat lunches from their school cafeterias. The food consumed accounts for more than half of each students daily calorie intake – which therefore makes the school cafeteria that much more ...