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Feeling Hungover? Don’t Blame It on Mixing Beer, Liquor

Many of us may avoid downing hard alcohol, wine, and beer on the same night for fear of a raging hangover the next day. But at the BBC, a review of existing research on the topic suggests the drinks' …

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What Too Much Drinking Can Do to a Man’s Brain

Middle-aged men who drink too much may be cutting years off their brain's good health, says a study published in the most recent issue of the journal Neurology. In what seems to be reason 1,756 to …

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Is Your Partner An Alcoholic?

By Dr John McMahon & Lou Lewis for YourTango.com. Every now and then, we receive notification that someone has started joining our website for the partners' of alcoholics, but they have not com…

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Natural Food Cures for a Hangover

A hangover is your body's reaction to toxicity. Author Kate Hunter lets us know what goes on in our bodies after the wine hits your gut: When alcohol breaks down in your liver it produces acetaldehyde…

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Diet Soda May Trick You Into Feeling Less Drunk Than You Are

If you think ordering a rum and Coke with Diet Coke rather than regular saves calories, new findings may change your mind. A Northern Kentucky University researchers discovered that mixers such as di…

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Is Your City Putting You At Risk For An STD?

Still trying to shake off the New Year's Eve hangover? Millions take the changing of the year as a free pass for excessive partying, only to wake up with memories they regret (or worse, no memory at a…

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The Calories in Your Cocktail

Drinking up can ensure weight gain, but the calories in alcohol don't have to kill your buzz. In this video, you'll learn how to offset alcohol calories and which drinks are the tastiest low calorie b…

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How To Stay Healthy Even If You Eat Junk, Smoke Ciggies, Skip Exercise & Booze It Up

Ever since we docs started teaching people the importance of smoking cessation, moderation in alcohol intake, a nutritious, mostly plant-based diet, daily exercise, and weight control, millions of peo…

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5 Costly Fibs We Tell Doctors

By Annie Tucker Morgan, DivineCaroline It starts harmlessly enough: you’re sitting in a doctor’s examining room, reflecting on how well you’ve taken care of your body since your last visit a year…

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Are Rusty Pipes Dangerous?

Q: My pipes are old and I sometimes see a bit of rust in the water. Is this dangerous to my health? A: Rusty water is usually a problem with older, unlined cast-iron pipes. There are no known healt…

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