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How To (Really) Prevent A Hangover

These expert tips will help you stave off post-party suffering.

New Year's Eve has a striking contradiction: We stay up late to welcome the new year with buoyant toasts and our optimistic resolutions, only to squander our fresh start in bed with a headache and a case of the shakes. There’s only one way to completely avoid a hangover (hint: put down the bubbly and pick up the seltzer) and almost nothing you can do once you wake up and the damage is done. So, we talked to experts about what to do now to curtail the hangover pains and start 2014 off on the right track.