19 Oct

Map of the Week: Haunted Houses

The interactive map below shows the top 15 haunted houses in the country. You can use pan and zoom to navigate to the different sites and view attribute information for each house. The data used to create this map was obtained from...
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13 Oct

Map of the Week: Mapping mammogram screenings

Regular mammogram screenings are key for early detection of breast cancer. Early detection of this cancer often leads to successful treatment for patients. The American Cancer Society  provides information about the benefits and potential harms associated with mammography exams. The...
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6 Oct

Map of the Week: Breast Cancer Incidences

  October marks Breast Cancer Awareness month.  The map shows the varying rates of women who got breast cancer. Washington D.C.has the highest breast cancer incidence rate at 141.7 and Arkansas has the lowest at  107.7. The National Cancer Institute estimates...
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6 Sep

Map of the Week: The Racial Dot Map

Dustin Cable at the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service maps the population distribution of every person in the United States based on the 2010 census along racial and ethnic lines. The resulting map features 308,745,538 dots, each...
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30 Aug

Map of the Week: Oldest Colleges by State

Higher-education information website, eCollegeFinder, mapped the oldest colleges around by state. Check out the list below to find out when the colleges were founded! Via eCollegeFinder Top 10 Oldest States: Massachusetts – Harvard University – 1636 Virginia – College of...
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