Subject: Can being cold increase your chance of getting sick?
Date: Tue Aug 31 11:21:17 1999
Posted by L. Darroch
Grade level: nonaligned
School: McGill University
City: Montreal State/Province: Quebec
Area of science: Medicine
"Put your hat and scarf on or you'll catch a cold!" say mothers throughout
time. Is this an "old wives tale", or can being underdressed contribute to
illness in the winter? Apart from frostbite, being cold doesn't have any
lasting physical effects after you've warmed up, right?
Re: Can being cold increase your chance of getting sick?
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