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Company Says It Can Cure Your Hangover – For Up To $300 A Visit

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Company Says It Can Cure Your Hangover – For Up To $300 A Visit

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Company Says It Can Cure Your Hangover – For Up To $300 A Visit

Company Says It Can Cure Your Hangover – For Up To $300 A Visit

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People waking up with a hangover often say they'd pretty much give anything to make it go away — which may explain why a new company promising to do just that is thriving in New York.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. People waking up with a hellacious hangover often say they'd pretty much give anything to make it go away. And a new company promising to do just that is thriving in New York. For up to $300 a visit, it will send a nurse to your home armed with medicine and - this is key - an IV for instant rehydration. Given the treatment cost more than the night out at the bar, though, you might want to stick with the hair of the dog. It's MORNING EDITION.

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