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Avid cyclists could have higher prostrate cancer risk

CBSNews.com Lauren Wise, School of Public Health, Slone Epidemiology Center A new study fuels the ongoing debate over the health risks of bicycle riding for men: Researchers found that cyclists who bike more may face a higher risk of prostate cancer, but not a greater chance of infertility or erectile dysfunction… Expert quote: “Regular bikers […]

Electronic cigarettes won’t help smokers quit, study claims

CBSNews.com Michael Siegel, School of Public Health Using an electronic cigarette won’t make you any more likely to quit smoking actual cigarettes, according to a new study… Expert quote: “We need solid data that’s based on solid science before we make decisions. I hope no one would take this research letter and make any conclusion based […]

Women in tech fight for tipping point in sexism debate

CBSNews.com Laurel Smith-Doerr, College of Arts & Sciences A string of events centered on women and the technology field this month have led to a blaze of online dialog… Expert quote: “Despite the high growth in Internet-related information technology (IT) occupations, women were disappearing from computing. When new occupations open up in high tech fields, […]