Chocolate Cough Medicine In The Works

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Scientists are in the final stages of testing a new medicine for persistent cough that contains theobromine, an ingredient found in chocolate and cocoa. The drug, which sadly doesn't taste like chocolate, may be on the market in two years.


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Dude, I used to love getting a cold when I was a kid. My grandmother would mix me up homemade cough syrup: equal parts whiskey, honey, and lemon juice. It was kind of delicious, but it made me feel freakin awesome