How to not get smashed at XMas

COMMON SIGHT:  A study survey showed that a whopping 96 per cent of respondents went to work hung over after a holiday party or knew someone who did.

The holidays aren't known as a time of alcoholic restraint but here are some tips how to drink to excess.

Fellow man over marathon

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Win great goodies including a basketball signed by The Breakers and the Adidas micoach running watch.

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Win holiday goodies!

Win great goodies including a basketball signed by The Breakers and the Adidas micoach running watch.

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Fellow man over marathon

He was so close to the finish line, but he gave that up to save a stranger's life while others ran on.

COMMON SIGHT:  A study survey showed that a whopping 96 per cent of respondents went to work hung over after a holiday party or knew someone who did.

How to not get smashed at XMas

The holidays aren't known as a time of alcoholic restraint but here are some tips how to drink to excess.