Tag Archives: health

Graphic design and misinformation

Last week, Representative John Boehner released a chart intended to show the complexity of the proposed health reform bill. The magazine New Republic shot back with a chart of their own of the current system. A graphic designer on Flickr redesigned Rep. Boehner’s chart to be actually informative, and it is spectacular.

Lyme Disease

Over Fourth of July weekend, I went up to Maine to M’s family’s lakeside camp. We went running one day, and stopped to pick wild raspberries on the side of the road. When we were done, I noticed a large dog tick climbing up my leg. I squashed it, checked the rest of my body, [...]