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Holiday Hangovers Are Here. Time to Schedule an IV Drip?

You could shell out $200 for an IV drip of electrolytes, or you could spend $2 on a Gatorade

Optimize Me is an Elemental column exploring (and fact-checking) the weirdest self-improvement trends. It comes out every Tuesday.

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Dana G Smith

Dana G Smith

Health and science writer • PhD in 🧠 • Words in Scientific American, STAT, The Atlantic, The Guardian • Award-winning Covid-19 coverage for Elemental

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