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One Too Many Silver Bullets

One of the key symptoms of alcohol poisoning is a lack of response to painful stimuli. So if you see your beer-basted grill master mindlessly turning the steaks with his hands, keep an eye on him; he might have alcohol poisoning. All joking aside, more than 50,000 cases of alcohol poisoning are reported each year, and at least once a week in this country, one of us drinks ourselves straight into the Sweet Hereafter.
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