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Alcohol can be an insidious drug. We all love knocking back a few, but your body often does the opposite of what you think it's doing. The feelings you experience while under the influence are vastly different than alcohol's actual physiological effects. A popular misconception is that a glass of hard liquor restores warmth when consumed on a cold day. Here's a clear look at the reality.
Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism