We Are CYBERCHONDRIACS

We Are CYBERCHONDRIACS

June 14, 2013

Cyberchondria refers to the tendency to be concerned about symptoms as a result of searching them online. 4 out of 5 people search online for health information, many of them for common symptoms such as headache and chest pain. Unfortunately, web search tends to rank highly more concerning conditions, even though they’re far less likely. […]

Diabetes in California

Diabetes in California

May 29, 2013

The rapid increase of type 2 diabetes can be reduced and reveresed through the first step of bringing awareness and education. The poster and graphs are samples of data taken from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and a volunteer who for blood sugar sample readings. This graph represents what a typical diabetic, without […]

Radiation Dosage Chart

Radiation Dosage Chart

May 20, 2013

I just came back from holiday to an inbox full of requests to render up a Radiation Dosage chart. Personally, I think XKCD has done a great job already. But I am here to serve. Hopefully our chart will also help counter some of the confusion circulating about radiation and peril. — David McCandless Source