Mind & Body

How Does Cough Medicine Work?

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The worst part about being sick is the feeling that your body has betrayed you. We'll often do anything to regain some sense of control, and that often means downing cough syrup to quell our raspy throats. But how does cough syrup work? Actually, scratch that question—does cough syrup work? Scroll down for more on the subject, and for some recommendations that really do have some research behind them.

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Written by Curiosity Staff May 18, 2017