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Long, Long Morning-After

A hangover is almost as hazardous as drunkenness, according to a warning from the California Medical Association.

"Most prudent people realize that when they have had too many drinks they cannot function at their normal level of competence," said the association. "But many do not realize impairment continues through the next morning and even entire day.

"Your judgment is affected and your ability to coordinate remains diminished until the liver completes its task of clearing the blood of alcohol at the rate of about one ounce per hour. Postpone doing anything that... Login to read more
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