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Why Doesn’t Cough Medicine Work?

This video¬†explains why cough medicines don’t work. The whole 6 minutes is worth a look, but you can skip to the¬†2:00 mark on the video to see an animation of mucociliary clearance. Cilia are the tiny hair-like projections that line … Continue reading

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Improving Immunization Rates

  The practice participated in the PROTECT performance improvement modules (PIM) for both childhood and adolescent immunizations, and we are pleased to announce our results.   Our goal for the childhood immunizations was to improve the number of children receiving … Continue reading

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The Common Cold: How Long Do Symptoms Last?

A cold, they say, lasts seven days if you take medicine, and a week if you don’t. This chart shows the usual progression from the first few days of fever and sore throat to nasal congestion and cough, that can … Continue reading

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Homeopathy 101

Many had expected homeopathy to die out by now, but the appeal of a more natural approach to health and healing is an excellent one. Healthy eating, exercise, sleep and relaxation do a body good, and when illness strikes, supporting … Continue reading

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