How long does it take to get over a cough? Longer than you think
The gap between how long people expect their cough to last and how long it actually does may drive some to the doctor for antibiotics ... but a review of cough studies shows the hacking takes about three weeks to clear up. The team writes in the Annals ...
How many of these vaccine facts do you know?
Here are the statements I uncovered: "The combined death rate from scarlet fever, diphtheria, whooping cough and ... vaccines often do is something else. They engage some aspect of the body's immune-response, but to what effect over the long term?
The Cough-and-Sniffle Question: When to Keep a Child Home?
What do we know about the common cold, and about how it is transmitted? Just how infectious is that child whose cough ... the long run, will do a lot to keep schoolchildren from getting sick. Or as Dr. Hall put it: “Taking one child out of the school ...
When the Nerds Go Marching In
It was going to take time, Hatch said ... "We created a hot backup of all our applications to US-west in preparation for US-east to go down hard," Reed said. "We knew what to do," Reed maintained, no matter what the scenario was. "We had a runbook that ...
Missed Connections for A-Holes
I just nodded and looked away. I don’t know if you will ever see this, but if you do I’d love to meet up ... What were you doing then? How could it take you so long to decide not to have beans? Either you want beans or you don’t want beans.