Keep warm and dry

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Woman (UK) - - Health News -

While it’s a myth that get­ting cold and wet can cause colds or flu, it doesn’t help your im­mune sys­tem. Re­searchers at Cardiff Univer­sity found that vol­un­teers who spent 20 min­utes with their feet in cold wa­ter were 29% more likely to de­velop a cold. We can carry viruses with­out ex­pe­ri­enc­ing symp­toms, so get­ting wet may af­fect our de­fences, mak­ing it eas­ier for the virus to de­velop. If you're head­ing out in cold, rainy weather, layer up and and keep your feet dry!

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