It’s winter, and that means all the old sayings about cold weather come back. But, are they based on fact? In this video Dr. A. E. Carroll looks at the science to find the truth.
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Does the cold weather make you sick? No, it may actually make your immune system stronger. Wear a coat or you’ll get a cold, said every mom ever. Nope, turns out viruses aren’t all that into fashion. How about wet hair? Well, dry off before you leave, you’re not in that big a a hurry. But, no.
So, go outside naked and wet and have a beer, you won’t catch cold. Frostbite however….