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Cough, sore throat, and antibiotics

Here is a link to a posting by my pediatrician friend Dr. Sood about sore throat and over use of antibiotics.

Unnecessary use of antibiotics not only creates drug resistant bacteria but also disrupts the bacterial balance in your gut with short and long term consequences including but not limited to diarrhea and chronic immune dysfunction.

Now enjoy her post: http://doctorsood.com/2012/09/sore-throats-and-the-overuse-of-antibiotics/

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Is Honey Better or Worse than Commonly Used Cough Medicines in Kids

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Honey has been used as a household remedy for cough since ancient times.  In India, Honey (25%) and Ginger (27%) are  the most common home remedies for cough by mothers.

But does honey really work against cough?

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