FLU FACT OR FIC­TION? “Wear your jacket or you’ll catch a cold!” We’ve heard this cho­rus from moth­ers for gen­er­a­tions, but is there any truth to it?

Canadian Living - - Real Life Made Simple -

Yes and no. Your mom’s par­tially right (you should wear a coat when the weather calls for it), but that’s not how you catch a cold or flu (coming in con­tact with the virus is). In fact, be­ing out­doors and get­ting some moder­ate ex­er­cise might do you some good. Get more im­mune-boost­ing tips in “Doc­tors in the House” (page 53).

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