I was very interested to see this article by Stephen Strauss at the CBC about a technique of describing risk in a way that is clear and concise and that is accessible to anyone, even those with no statistical training whatsoever. I am not going to go into the details here because Strauss is a much better write than I am but ... I think I might have found a use for one of my domains
And all this leads into another of my modest proposals. I don't see why, in an Internet Age, all statistics, as they relate to human health, can't be illustrated in a Risk Characterization Theater.
In the past, physical space limited what you could show, with only so much available on the printed page. Today, the internet laughs at suggestions of a space shortage.
Scientific papers can still put findings in whatever format they want for other scientists, but there should also be a place on the web where ordinary people can view the numbers in a way they can emotionally relate to.