" Winter is the season for colds and respiratory illnesses, many of which leave us with a nagging cough for weeks afterward. The cough medicine aisle is littered with combination cold and flu medicines, all promising to stop that cough. But they are not all the same, and some medicines won’t work in some people. Here is a quick guide to the main ingredients in cough medicines and how they work, so you can pick the best preparation for your symptoms."
This winter season many children can come down with a cold. When it warrants medicine, which one should you get? What is safe for children? Boulder's only house call pediatrician, Dr. Carole Gedenberg, shares a post that answers these questions.