Graph of the Day for January 16, 2010

"I hear about Tony Snow and say to myself, well, stand up every day, lie to the American people at the behest of your dictator-esque boss and well, how could a cancer NOT grow in you."  Charles Karel Bouley, California radio host, in the Huffington Post.

Source:  National Cancer Institute.

Source:  USA Today.

Hoven's Index for January 16, 2010

Cancer mortality rates per 100,000 person-years, 1970-94, for selected states:

Utah:  150

Idaho:  175

Wyoming:  180

US average:  209

Massachusetts:  225

New Jersey:  226

Rhode Island:  234

Source:  National Cancer Institute.

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