Esmeralda Bermudez

writes about the lives of Latinos for the LA Times

Esmeralda Bermudez on KCRW

Vicks VapoRub is supposed to help break up congestion and relieve coughing. Studies show it can help children sleep.

Why Vicks VapoRub is so beloved among Latino families

Vicks VapoRub is supposed to help break up congestion and relieve coughing. Studies show it can help children sleep.

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