Thanks to the delayed appearance of Scientific Blogging contributor Garth Sundem
on CBS's The Early Show1
, I wound up DVRing a whole week of episodes. This morning, I fast forwarded today's show and learned two things (actually I learned2
a lot more than two things, but that will have to wait). First, if you are a young woman and have consumed to much alcohol, it is not your fault. It is Sex and the City
's fault. They made drinking look too cool3
. Second, it is not your fault, because you don't have alcohol dehydrogenase (enzyme that processes alcohol in the liver), at least according to medical correspondent (and birthday girl) Dr.