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Well, one night camping out for a concert in the cold equaled pneumonia about a week later. That's my experience.Correlation is not causation. Did you ever camp out in the cold and not get pneumonia? I've been camping and hiking in sub-zero temperatures, and I didn't get sick. Camping in cold weather does not cause pneumonia.Correlation is not causation. But when I was in high school, I got pneumonia. This was in sunny Beverly Hills, California. Stress can impair immune system function, and I was diagnosed the day before I was to represent my school in the LA County Academic Decathlon. The preparation had been going on for six months, and I was extremely stressed out. (Against doctors orders, I went anyway; we won!) But none of the other team members were sick. Competing in academic competitions does not cause pneumonia,Correlation is not causation. Another coOn July 7, 1989, I saw a Grateful Dead concert at JFK Stadium in Philadelphia. Six days later, the building was condemned.Does that mean that my attendance at GD concerts causes the venues to be condemned?Less than a week after that concert, I attended another GD show at RFK Stadium in DC. It was not condemned.
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