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Smith Bros. Cough Drops: Poughkeepsie's heritage reborn

All along "Cough Drop Street," the arterial in the City of Poughkeepsie today, people flocked after the delivery man riding horse and cart from the …

North America

Google Will Make Health Searches Less Scary With Fact-Checked Results

Dr. Google has always been a bit of a quack, doling out ever shoddier medical advice with every passing search result. Search the symptoms of a rash …

Sub-Saharan Africa

FDA: Lehigh County company mislabeled cough syrup

Federal authorities have notified a Lehigh County company it must change the way it sells products portrayed as therapeutic cough syrup.

Lehigh Valley

Googled your cough? Is death now upon you? Then read this article

As if self-diagnosing online wasn’t addictive enough, Google is making it easier and more accurate. Time for a check-up on your searching habits<p>At 11am I had a strange pain in my toe. By 11.03 I’d decided I had gout. By 11.05 I was convinced it was a brain tumour. By 11.15 I’d realised that, …


Google search results will tell you when to be worried about that cough

Google will now highlight health-related information for related search queries, the company announced Tuesday.<p>The data, which is part of Google's …


Mariah Carey Strung Out on Syrup!

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Mariah Carey

Today's Trending Articles on Digital Marketing and Media | eMarketer

eMarketer Podcast<p>Who Owns the Online Experience? A Discussion of Net Neutrality Jan 19<p>In the latest episode of "Behind the Numbers," eMarketer …

Serena Williams wins Australian Open to capture 19th Grand Slam title

MELBOURNE, Australia — Serena Williams won her 19th Grand Slam title and continued her unbeaten run in six Australian Open finals by extending her …

Cough Syrup Shortage Hits Flu-Stricken LA

Pharmacies in Los Angeles, CA are struggling to keep strong codeine cough syrup on the shelves during a particularly bad cold and flu season.

Los Angeles

While we slept: Serena coughing; Djokovic into final

MELBOURNE, Australia – The action is done on Day 12 of the Australian Open, and plenty of story lines played out on the second Friday of this event.<p>World No. 1 Novak Djokovic advanced to the finals against Andy Murray with a five-set win against defending champion Stan Wawrinka. Both Djokovic and …


Treating chronic illness with cough syrup: Life in the coverage gap

MIAMI -- Genesis Matos Rodriguez wakes at 6:30 a.m. and shuffles to the kitchen, where garlic ropes hang on beige walls. Air cleansers, her …

Health Care

Chronic Stress Feeds Common Cold, Study Finds

Stress makes the common cold more miserable and harder to kick by letting inflammation linger, a new study found.<p>Men and women who had chronic stress …

Renowned violinist berates coughing child

<b>Renowned violinist Kyung-Wha Chung has shocked audiences at the Royal Festival Hall by publicly berating the parents of a coughing child.</b><p>The South Korean prodigy had been absent from the London stage for 12 years, partly due to a finger injury.<p>But the 66-year-old took offence at a child coughing …


The 8 Credos of Challenger Brands

The 8 behaviours that Challenger Brands live and thrive by.<p>Taken from the book Eating the Big Fish - How Challenger Brands compete with the Market Leader by Adam Morgan.<p>Read more on The Challenger Project at


Finnish Cough Drop Commercial Hilariously Spoofs Black Metal

Well, I can’t actually understand a word of it, but this cough drop commercial from Finland is amazing!<p>The ad is for a Finnish cough drop brand …

Black Metal

Who, what, why: How do you stop people coughing during a classical concert?

<b>A world-renowned violinist has berated the parents of a child who coughed during a concert. How do you keep a tickly throat at bay, and does it matter, asks Chris Stokel-Walker.</b><p>South Korean violinist Kyung-Wha Chung has hit the headlines at her London comeback concert for suggesting that the …

South Korea

A Yusho bartender makes a recreational cocktail with Robitussin

<i>The latest Cocktail Challenge, in which local bartenders challenge fellow bartenders with an ingredient of their choice.</i>Donnie Krause of Yusho is …

Flu Season Sparks Cough Syrup Shortage

SAN JOSE - Flu season is heating up, and as a result, many pharmacies across the Bay Area are running low on cough syrup with codeine. Codeine is a …

Southern California

Cough Syrup Shortage in Los Angeles

Pharmacies in Los Angeles are experiencing a shortage of prescription cough syrup and other cold medicines.<p>Drug stores around the area, including the …

Los Angeles

Cold Cough Photo Using Schlieren Photography

Above is a frightening photograph of someone with a cold coughing and a thick cloud of cold virus being released and widely dispersed. A technique …