What do people say about Risk in Perspective?


"Empowering..."
        J. Thomas Zender, President, Unity

"...this book will equip you with a new sophistication and skepticism about how to judge the 'health risk de jour' regularly reported on the nightly news."
        Dr. Elizabeth M . Whelan, President, American Council on Science and Health

"Kim Thompson has captured, along with the cartoonists, the essence of how medical care is delivered and the choices we, as lay consumers, are required to make...."
        June Walker, President, Hadassah, Women's Zionist Organization of America, Inc.

"...enlightening for everyone... destined to become a must-read for all involved in generating, providing, and consuming health information"
        Sylvia Rowe, President and CEO, International Food Information Council

"...this collection of superbly selected cartoons and verbal nuggets is sheer delight."
        Howard Raiffa, Professor Emeritus, Harvard Business School

"Read this book, laugh and learn."
        George Lundberg, MD, Editor, MedGenMed and Special Healthcare Advisor to the Chairman and CEO of WebMD

"A creative and humorous approach to the ways we respond to risk."
        U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman (D-Connecticut)

"An insightful, enlightening, educational and entertaining approach to contemporary risk taking behaviors."
        Carden Johnston, MD, FAACP, President, American Academy of Pediatrics

"Imagine, quotes from Twain, Einstein, and Jefferson - and hundreds of cartoons. You can't beat that!"
        Sidney Harris, Cartoon Artist, ScienceCartoonsPlus.com

"...a wonderful catalyst for learning...."
        Sharon Dunwoody, Evjue-Bascom Professor of Journalism, University of Wisconsin-Madison

"...You'll laugh, be provoked, humbled, find rapport, think about a cartoon's message, reread a helpful quote, and find it absolutely impossible to put this book down."
        Bill Deane, News Editor, CBS News

"...At last someone understands and has articulated this!"
        U.S. Senator Sam Brownback (R-Kansas)

"... a highly favorable benefit/risk ratio"
        Dennis M. Bier, M.D., Director, USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine

"This book will be invaluable for anyone who teaches risk analysis... "
        John F. Ahearne, PhD, Sigma Xi and Past President of the Society for Risk Analysis