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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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A Honey of a Safe and Effective Cough Medicine for Children

First things first: cough is good. If you didn’t cough, you couldn’t keep your lungs clean and tidy. Your lungs are lined with cells that secrete mucus to trap the things that float in the air like viruses, bacteria, and … Continue reading

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