America’s health care deserts

The maps show what thousands of searches on the site would look like if they were conducted at regular intervals, every 20 miles, across the continental U.S. Lines that are less than 15 miles in length are colored blue. Lines that are between 15 and 30 miles in length are colored purple. Lines longer than 30 miles are colored orange.

Obstetrics and Gynecology deserts
Lines start at regular intervals (every 20 miles) and end at the nearest location where an Obstetrics and Gynecologypractices (Source: https://amino.com/gynecologists/)


Emergency medicine deserts
Lines start at regular intervals (every 20 miles) and end at the nearest location where an emergency medicine doctor practices. (Source: https://amino.com/emergency-medicine-doctors/)


Radiation oncology deserts
Lines start at regular intervals (every 20 miles) and end at the nearest location where a radiation oncologist practices. (Source: https://amino.com/radiation-oncologists/)


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