The Myth: Going outside with wet hair when it's cold can make you sick
We’ve all heard this one from a concerned mom or grandmother, right? “Colds and other illnesses are caused by airborne pathogens like viruses and bacteria,” James Choi, MD, said. “Standing outside with wet hair won’t make you sick.” Unless someone sneezes on you while you’re standing out there, that is.
The Bottom Line: FALSE