What Science Knows About Curing Hangovers – Scientific American




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“But what do scientists say? After all, hangovers cost the U.S. alone some $224 billion a year in workplace productivity declines, drinking-related health care expenses, law enforcement, and motor vehicle accident and fatality costs, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.

Beyond the fiscal damage, scientists take the hangover seriously for more reasons than helping postdrinking pain. “Studying alcohol can tell us how the body works in its normal fashion,” says Michael Oshinsky, director of preclinical research at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, who studies hangovers to better understand migraines. When the body is pushed to its physical limits to metabolize alcohol, it helps show what causes headaches—one of the common components of the hangover.”

MLA Citation:

Minnick, Fred. “In Search of a Cure for the Dreaded Hangover.” scientificamerican.com. Scientific American, 17 Mar. 2014.  (PUT DATE OF ACCESS HERE). <http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/in-search-of-a-cure-for-the-dreaded-hangover/>.

In-Text: (Minnick)

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APA Citation:

Minnick, F. (2014, Mar. 17). In search of a cure for the dreaded hangover. Scientific American. Retrieved from http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/in-search-of-a-cure-for-the-dreaded-hangover/

In-Text: (Minnick, 2014)

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