October 22, 2021

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How to Cure a Hangover (Maybe)

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How to Cure a Hangover (Maybe)

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Besides abstaining from alcohol altogether, most of the medical advice for avoiding hangovers is to use common sense before you start drinking. But what about all those “cures” people seem to tout?

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