The chemistry of hangovers (video)
WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2015 — It's almost New Year's Eve, and many will be ringing in 2016 with champagne, wine, beer and cocktails. But for those who overindulge, the next day is accompanied by another tradition: the New Year's Day hangover. In this episode of Reactions, we look at the chemistry behind the lousy effects of a hangover and offer some tips to limit its symptoms. Check it out here and impress your friends this new year: https://youtu.be/1ixWfo69ONA.
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