Too Darn Hot!

Taking work home from the office may crimp your lifestyle in more ways than one. Researchers at the State University of New York at Stony Brook say the heat from a laptop computer--when used on the lap--can disrupt sperm production and affect fertility. Scientists found that scrotal temperatures in 29 men rose more than 4°F after an hour of laptop-computer use. Increases of more than 1.8°F have been associated with reduced fertility in previous research. Talk about an occupational hazard.


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