Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Assessing Risk: Visualizing the Numbers

A new article online at the BBC site will help you visualize what it means when you hear a news report about how some activity, food, or drink increases or lowers risk:
From bacon to booze, risks often make headlines: "CANCER UP X PERCENT IF YOU DO Y" - you know what I'm talking about. So I've devised a simple but different way of seeing stories, with a click-by-click Risk-o-meter.

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