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Can you point me to an example of a modern-day John Snow?

It's become pretty much a custom to start spatial epidemiology or medical geography textbook / lecture with an example of John Snow's cholera investigation in 1854 Soho. He's definitely still ...
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Is it Better to Use Google Maps or OpenStreetMap When Dealing With Data Points in both Urban and Rural Areas?

My application tracks cancer-related trends across multiple US States. Most of the patient data in the application deals with people who live in poor, rural, or under-served regions. We want to start ...
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GIS in medical geography

I am interested in knowing about current trends in application of GIS for medical geography other than disease/epidemic mapping, heath atlas, availability of health infrastructure (hospitals, blood ...