Tox ‘O Clock: Aspirin, or rather “the mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell”

Pop quiz! What’s small, white, really useful in helping prevent heart attacks, and absolutely murders the hell out of you if you overdose on it?

If you said aspirin, congratulations!* You earned the right to muddle your way through why. This will be long, so get yourself a glass of wine and some Oreos or something and settle in.

*If you said cocaine, okay, you’re right too, you narc. I gave you the answer in the title. Continue reading