Health & Fitness

January 14, 2014 12:00 AM

Should you make your child bundle up in a heavy coat?

Every winter morning as my kindergartner and I head for the bus stop, I hear the same lament: “Do I have to wear my heavy coat?” I know I’m not the only parent to have heard this kind of protest, but as a science writer I can offer an evidence-based response beyond “Yes, because I said so.”

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