All About Hangovers

On St. Patrick’s Day—one of the biggest drinking holidays of the year—an expert discusses why hangovers occur and what might work to prevent them and recover from them.

18-21 Segment 1: Autism and Substance Abuse

Recent studies show that people with autism are twice as likely as others to engage in substance abuse, contrary to previous belief that they are extremely unlikely to use drugs or alcohol. An expert and an author who has used alcohol to cope with his autism discuss the developments and their impact.

17-40 Segment 1: A Possible Treatment For Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Researchers explain experiments on animals with a new treatment that could eliminate fetal alcohol syndrome, perhaps even after birth.

17-11 Segment 2: Hangovers

As St. Patrick’s Day approaches an expert discusses why hangovers occur and what might work to prevent them and recover from them.

15-37 Segment 2: Palcohol – Powdered Alcohol

  Synopsis: Newly-invented powdered alcohol is entering the market, but some experts and legislators believe it should be banned because it's likely to be abused by teens. Experts, the product's inventor and legislators discuss. Host: Nancy Benson. Guests: Mark Phillips, Palcohol inventor; David Jernigan, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Rick Jones … Continue reading 15-37 Segment 2: Palcohol – Powdered Alcohol