Geo-Medicine: A New Way to Help Doctors

Over at TedTalks, there’s a talk about combining geography with medicine.  It’s an interesting discussion.  Typically, we assume that our health is determined by a genetic makeup and our diet.  We don’t even look at where we live.  That is of no concern to medical records.  Bill Davenhall suggests otherwise.  Where we live has an important feature for doing medicine.  Thus, we must look at geography if we’re going to do medicine correctly.  Check it out:

In a related manner, Philosophy Bites recently had a discussion about global justice and health by using John Rawls’ theory of justice.  You can go to the actual link here or you can listen to it here by right-clicking and “Save as. . “

About shaunmiller

I am a Ph. D student at Marquette University. The primary purpose of this blog is to get my ideas out there, and then have other people scrutinize, critique, build upon, and systematize beliefs. This blog will sometimes pertain to what I'm learning in my classes, but it will occasionally deal with non-classroom issues that I'm thinking about as well.
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