As winter wears on, bodies adjust to the chill, scientists say

As winter wears on, bodies adjust to the chill, scientists say

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Saturday, February 8, 2014
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As winter wears on, our bodies are able to offset some of the chill: "There are certain physiological responses to combat cold, and those responses become perfected, and we call that cold weather acclimatization," says G. Edgar Folk Jr., a UI professor emeritus of physiology.

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