Health & Place

The journal is an interdisciplinary journal dedicated to the study of all aspects of health and health care in which place or location matters. Recent years have seen closer links evolving between medical geography, medical sociology, health policy, public health and epidemiology. The journal reflects these convergences, which emphasise differences in health and health care between places, the experience of health and care in specific places, the development of health care for places, and the methodologies and theories underpinning the study of these issues.

Publisher
Elsevier
Impact factor
2.669 (2011)

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Health informatics

Using Google Street View to analyze food retail in the Bronx

Cities like New York have implemented varied supermarket incentive programs, from low-cost financing to zoning bonuses, to increase access to healthy food and reduce diet-related chronic diseases in underserved communities. ...

Health

Premature mortality is partly predicted by city neighbourhood

We know that our environment affects our health. More specifically, it's understood that exposure to pollution and access to medical care play important supporting roles in maintaining health and wellness. A new in-depth ...

Health

Hong Kong's waters benefit health and wellbeing

A ground-breaking study has revealed how spending time in and around Hong Kong's 'blue spaces' (harbours, coastlines and beaches) is linked to better health and wellbeing, especially for older adults.

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