Next time you have a cough, head for the Hershey's. Apparently, the theobromine in chocolate (the same substance that makes chocolate toxic to dogs, cats, and horses) is a better cough suppressant than OTC and even prescription meds.
It's good news for me, since I can't take dextromethorphan, which is in almost every OTC cough remedy as well as many prescription offerings. Now if I can convince the doctor to give me a prescription for chocolate chips, I'll be all set. :-)