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The darker side of holiday spirits

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At this time of year, warnings abound about overdoing the alcoholic holiday cheer. For the most part, it's a lesson we know almost by heart.


What's a little surprising are the myths that seem to persist - such as the one about drinking coffee to sober up, or that you aren't really impaired unless you're stumbling or slurring your speech.

Here's a little myth-busting from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism:

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