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people often catch cold from one another when shut up together in small close rooms, coaches, &c.
Health chiefs say as the weather turns colder, people of all ages become more likely to catch colds or flu and if their body temperature drops, there is more risk of a heart attack, stroke or breathing difficulties.
John Thornberry, council head of older people services, said: "We are all more likely to catch colds or flu as the weather gets colder and if your body temperature drops, the risk of heart attack, stroke or breathing difficulty increases.
Now when her siblings catch colds, she diagnoses and treats them.
I know it's good for the immune system to catch colds and fight them and I know we all need herd exposure to fight bugs effectively, but surely one cold a year is enough?
DEPRESSED people are more likely to catch colds because the part of the brain that controls happiness can stimulate the immune system to work harder.
No, I don't catch colds at all really - I haven't had a proper one for over a year.
A study has indicated that passengers travelling aboard aircraft with re-circulated cabin air are no more likely to catch colds than those travelling on aircraft with fresh air pumped inside.