TITLE

Super soup

PUB. DATE
September 1997
SOURCE
Current Health 2;Sep97, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Advocates that chicken soup is good for what ails you, as preached by everybody's grandmother and now doctors. Type of cold symptoms that chicken soup alleviates; Comment that much of the comfort that chicken soup provides may be psychological.
ACCESSION #
9709303341

 

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