Understanding Risk

One of the most difficult things about understanding health reporting in the popular media is making sense of the risks associated with various dietery choices or behavioral habits. Unfortunately the reporting on this tends to be quite bad. This page collects some articles that put such risks into perspective.

Medical Risk

Understanding risk related to medical practices

Risks associated with Alchohol

A Link Between Alcohol and Cancer? It’s Not Nearly as Scary as It Seems

The risks of alcohol (again). A recent paper published by the Lancet…

Risks associated with Coffee

Coffee and cancer: what Starbucks might have argued