Category: Risk communication


Absolute versus relative risk – hyping the obesity decline statistics


Bohemian Polypharmacy – latest in clever YouTube video series

2 2/7/2014

New cholesterol guidelines present need for shared decision-making

4 1/9/2014

Saying No to “Know Your Numbers” campaigns


Did people learn from Angelina Jolie breast cancer news coverage?

1 12/17/2013

Orac on Oz: fear-mongering over cellphones, bras and cancer

1 10/22/2013

When doctors don’t discuss harms of screening tests with patients


Let me count the ways I’m troubled by this NBC “cookies & cancer” story

2 9/6/2013

A patient’s perspective on an NIH/NCI news release – a punch in the gut


Scary coffee stories – add cream and two lumps of caveats