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Is Your Computer Killing You?

Second-hand smoke. Fatty Foods. Reality TV. All three can be hazzardous to your health (well, the last one maybe to your intelligence). Several environmental groups, however, want to add your PC to the list of biological threats.

According to their studies, they've detected "Toxic dust" on computer processors and monitors which contain chemicals linked to reproductive and neurological disorders.

Penta-, deca- and octa- brominated diphenyl, which have caused neurological damage in laboratory rats in numerous studies, are related to polychlorinated biphenyls (the eeeeevil PCBs).

Sigh, things were so much easier back in Laura Ingalls' day. No one warned us about not eating greasy foods or the dangers of second-hand smoke. Everyone was blissfully ignorant.

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