New research from the Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia has defined the best cure for a hangover. It's not surprising; coffee and aspirin.
The caffeine in the coffee and the anti-inflammatory effects of aspirin react against ethanol, the demon drink's actual demon. The study found that it's the ethanol that brings on the headache because it produces acetate (yes, that clear plastic sheeting stuff!). When researchers induced headaches in rats using ethanol, then fed the lil' critters caffeine and anti-inflammatories, they found it blocked the acetate production and relieved the