Does Cough Medicine Really Work? [Science Video]

What do you do when you have a bad cough? If you reach for the yummy, cherry-flavored cough medicine, you’re not alone. Every year, people spend billions of dollars on this stuff. But does cough medicine actually work? In this video, the folks from the American Chemical Society explain the chemistry behind cough medicine, and dig into the evidence to find out which remedies actually work.


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