Persistent and chronic coughs can be hard to manage. Learn how to get rid of a cough and discover cough remedies.

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I Got Whooping Cough at 32—Now I Have Lung Damage

Coughing fits, fatigue, and dizziness led to one person's whooping cough diagnosis at age 32. Now they're living with permanent lung damage.

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I Lost My Baby to Whooping Cough

One woman shares how she lost her one-month-old baby to whooping cough and why she advocates for the pertussis...

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11 Things You Should Know About Tdap Vaccines

Here are the side effects, cost, and other important things to know about the Tdap vaccines and boosters that protect...

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Pertussis Precautions: 6 Ways Stop the Spread of Whooping Cough

A vaccine is the best way to prevent pertussis, or whooping cough, but there many other pertussis...

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6 Things to Know About the Tdap Vaccine in Pregnancy

Newborns can't get the whooping cough vaccine. Getting the Tdap vaccine during pregnancy is one of the best...

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7 Things to Know About the DTaP Vaccine for Whooping Cough

Newborns and young children need the DTaP vaccine to avoid these three dangerous diseases: diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (aka...

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Why You Need Whooping Cough Vaccines and When to Get Them

Whooping cough vaccines have drastically reduced rates of pertussis, a serious condition. Here's why babies, children, and adults...

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What to Know About Whooping Cough Symptoms and Prevention

Here's a look at whooping cough symptoms, causes, and treatments, as well as how to prevent it with...

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How Is Pertussis Treated? What Doctors Want You to Know

Got a cough that just won't go away? It could be pertussis, also known as whooping cough. Here's how...

10 Medical Reasons for Your Persistent Coughing

Got a chronic cough that just won’t go away? One of these medical reasons could explain what’s going on.

Why You Might Want to Stop Taking Cough Medicine

Cough medicine may do more harm than good for your cold. Here's what science says about the common treatment—and what...

I Thought I Just Had an Annoying, Nagging Cough—but It Was Actually a Severe Lung Disease

With only 100,000 people affected in the United States, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, or IPF, is a diagnosis that few are...