How to avoid the holiday hangover

Wednesday, December 31, 2008

'Tis the season to be groggy, nauseous and dehydrated. For a look at what it takes to not pay for one's drinking sins, The Takeaway explores the causes and cures behind the holiday hangover with Dr. Robert Swift. Dr. Swift is a professor of psychiatry at Brown University Medical School. He’s also the Chief of Staff for Research at the Providence VA Medical Center.

Everyone has an opinion about hangover cures. Here are the purported cures gathered by the BBC and its listeners. National Geographic put together a very handy chart of global cures for this pressing global problem. And a New York Times blogger weighed in, too, with a discussion of cures for the inevitable.

Here's some of what Youtube.com has to offer on the subject:



Got a cure you KNOW works? Tell us! We'll need it.

Guests:

Dr. Robert Swift

Contributors:

Chelsea Merz

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