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The 19th-century health scare that told women to worry about "bicycle face" Published: July 12, 2014

Once upon a time, the main danger associated with bicycling had nothing to do with being hit by a car, Vox reports.

Instead, some late 19th century doctors warned that — especially for women — using the newfangled contraptions could lead to a threatening medical condition: bicycle face.

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