Guide to the Level of Everyday Risk Host Bob Edwards talks to David Ropeik co-author of the book, Risk: A Practical Guide for Deciding What's Really Safe and What's Really Dangerous in the World Around You. Ropeik says Americans worry excessively about terrorism and disease yet remain oblivious to more prevalent threats from environmental hazards and avoidable health risks, such as being overweight and physically inactive.
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Guide to the Level of Everyday Risk

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Guide to the Level of Everyday Risk

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Host Bob Edwards talks to David Ropeik co-author of the book, Risk: A Practical Guide for Deciding What's Really Safe and What's Really Dangerous in the World Around You. Ropeik says Americans worry excessively about terrorism and disease yet remain oblivious to more prevalent threats from environmental hazards and avoidable health risks, such as being overweight and physically inactive.