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6 Tips for a Healthier Bachelor Party

There is no doubt that alcohol is an integral part of the traditional bachelor party. More beer, more strippers, more everything!, cries the proudly party-driven host. In fact, some organizers may feel a certain amount of social pressure to deliver the Craziest. Blowout. Ever. The secret that stubborn bachelor party aficionados will never admit is

Slurred Speech & Drinking

A Messy Mouthful Have you ever noticed that after a few drinks a person’s speaking may get a little … slushy? Consonants start bleeding into vowels, and the next thing you know they’re telling you, “Shumtimes when I have drinksh I jusht can’t feel my fashe.” Slurred speech, medically diagnosed as dysarthria, occurs when it

Mixing Alcohol and Antibiotics

Alcohol + Antibiotics = ? “Antibiotics” is a general term used for a class of drugs that fight infection and prevent the growth of bacteria in the body. This variety is what makes it hard to say whether drinking alcohol while taking antibiotics is safe, or hampers the effect of the antibiotic. The good news