Risk-o-meter -- or -- What Are the Odds?

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On December 7, 2007, Joe Koz noted the dawn of the ACSH Riskometer:

Americans are bombarded daily with warnings of dire threats to their health. Favorite scares include ones about traces of various chemicals in the environment, and about both synthetic and natural food constituents. But in reality, most if not all of these warnings have little to do with the real threats to our health and lives. The American Council on Science and Health (ACSH) has therefore constructed this website to give Americans a more accurate perspective on the exposures and diseases that have been proven to increase the risk of death for Americans.

If you're interested...check out the Riskometer.

My comment: For the last couple of years my cholesterol and triglycerides have been a little on the high side...