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January 3, 2014

Does Being Cold Make Us Sick? {Scientific Video}

Myth or reality: can we get sick because the mercury drops?

We’ve all heard the “old wives’ tale” that we shouldn’t go outside when the temperatures plummet because we could catch a cold.

Well, could we?

I was intrigued when I saw this timely answer, because in my area the predicted high next week is a grand total of four degrees.

This video from my favorite science channel on YouTube AsapSCIENCE has put together a video chock-full of information in less than three minutes.

I don’t want to give the answer away, so go ahead and watch this:

 

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