Matt Langford

98.6 Degrees Fahrenheit Isn’t the Average Anymore

In a new study, researchers from Stanford University argue that Wunderlich’s number was correct at the time but is no longer accurate because the human body has changed. Today, they say, the average normal human-body temperature is closer to 97.5 degrees Fahrenheit.

I never would’ve found this interesting until having kids and never getting a reading near 98.6°.

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