A taste of honey

March 2008
Marketing Health Services;Spring2008, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p9
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the results of research which was reported in the "Journal of the American Medical Association". The research examined the effectiveness of buckwheat honey for stopping coughs in children with upper respiratory infections, and was done in part because of a recommendation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration which said that children under the age of six should not be given over the counter cough and cold medicines. Researchers found that the honey relieved coughs and helped children sleep better than dextromethorphan which is contained in cough medicine.


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