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Does Milk Cause Mucus?

The short answer is no. If you sick child likes milk, it’s okay to give it during colds and coughs. Milk has protein and natural sugars, and the body needs good nutrition to heal. If you child is allergic to … Continue reading

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What Color is your Snot?

   

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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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