Old Wives' Tales & Kids' Health: Fact vs. Fiction

Judy Dutton | Jan 21, 2015 Big Kid

mother lecturing daughterMoms are full of health advice. "Put on your coat or else you'll catch a cold." "Eat this, don't do that." Yet while mothers have been passing along this advice for centuries, that doesn't mean they're necessarily right. To get to the bottom of whether mother really does know best when it comes to kids' health, we scrutinized their most beloved advice to see if it held water. The results may surprise you.

Who knew mom was right about thunderstorms?!


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