When it comes to trying to quit smoking, there's more to it than willpower. Learn about the role alcohol plays with smoking, on this Moment of Science.
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Ever wonder how they determine how many calories are in food?
What makes adolescents so vulnerable to developing addictions to substances like nicotine, alcohol, and drugs.
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Water weight doesn’t mean that you’ve been drinking too much–it means that you haven’t been drinking enough and that your body has detected a water shortage and is retaining water.
Is drinking yourself “blind” just an exaggeration, like “eating till you burst”? It’s unlikely that you’ll actually burst from a big dinner, or really go blind from a few drinks, but alcohol will in fact affect vision in two different ways.
Studies have shown that ethanol–which is a kind of alcohol–causes skin cells to put out the same neurochemical signals they put out when heat is around. The result is that it doesn’t take as much actual heat for the VR1′s to turn on.