Can"t rid yourself of a hacking cough? Don"t worry, the average one lasts for THREE WEEKS

Can't rid yourself of a hacking cough Don't worry, the average one lasts up to THREE WEEKS Sufferers expect a bad cough to be gone in seven to nine days, reveals surveyBut studies reveal they are likely to last twice as longDoctors 'are too ready to prescribe antibiotics' By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 11:30 GMT, 15 January 2013 | UPDATED: 11:30 GMT, 15 January 2013 Can't stop the cough The average one subsides after 18 days People who suffer from an irritating throat tickle that hangs around for weeks may have nothing to worry about, say researchers.

The 63 heroes who saved our son: Revealed in the heart-tugging story of a critically ill baby and the astonishing army of NHS staff needed to save one…

The 63 heroes who saved our son: Revealed in the heart-tugging story of a critically ill baby and the astonishing army of NHS staff needed to save one life | UPDATED: 07:44 GMT, 3 April 2012 Michael Cockerham recalls with chilling clarity the moment he and his wife realised they might lose their three-week-old son, Phineas.