TITLE

The TRUTH About COLDS

PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
World Almanac for Kids;2000, p96
SOURCE TYPE
Almanac
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides facts and fictions about colds. Colds are the most common illnesses we get. Schoolchildren often catch colds from one another -- usually about five to eight colds a year. Here are some mistakes, and some facts, about colds. FICTION: In low temperatures, you can catch a cold by going outside without a coat. FACT: It's smart to dress warmly when it's cold out. But colds are caused by viruses, and not cold weather. Washing your hands is a good way to avoid catching many viruses.
ACCESSION #
15564627

 

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