No, this is not a bogus headline… Using an older Mac Pro could drastically increase your chance for Leukemia.
[A French newspaper claims] that the towerâ€™s smell is the cause and in fact, contains a few toxins, including benzene. Several forum users have noted the smell as well (anyone notice it?), and the French AppleCare acknowledged the smell issue claiming that it should only effect computers built before 2008. Apple themselves havenâ€™t released any retort or recall as of yet
Now, imagine the Mac vs. PC ads for this!