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Why do cigarettes and booze go together? Stress may be the key
Just in time for the summer cocktail season, there's a research finding that offers a new recipe for excessive alcohol consumption. Let's call this cocktail a Tension Burner and ask the barman to go easy on the dopamine. First ingredient: stress hormones; next, add nicotine; third, add alcohol. Fourth, add more alcohol.
By Melissa Healy
July 18, 2013