The Checkup: The Jarred Fruit That Might Cure Your Next Hangover

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• Of course, we hope you’re not cursed with a debilitating, “WHY did I do a lemon drop shot? Who past the age of 22 does LEMON DROP shots?” hangover anytime soon. But just in case, you’ll want to have some umeboshi plums in your cabinet. If you’ve never heard of umeboshi, it’s a Japanese plum that’s fermented — and according to this writer, thanks to their Alka-Seltzer-like effects, they could just be the cure to your next hangover. [Bon Appétit]

Cheese lovers, rejoice! A new meta-analysis of 29 dairy-related studies finds that, despite popular belief, consumption of dairy does not increase risk of heart attack or stroke. [The Guardian]

• Womp, womp: A tabloid just praised Lena Dunham for losing weight … even though she attributes her weight loss to not-so-fun stuff like anxiety and symptoms of endometriosis. Naturally, she called them out on it. [Well + Good]

• Stop using cottons swabs. Just stop. A new study finds just how many people end up in the ER due to cotton swabs — and it’s too many. [Health]

• Something you can maybe stop spending your hard-earned money on? Collagen supplements. [Outside]

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