Medical madness and deadly new Tylenol recommendations: Hurt feelings? Pop some acetaminophen. UCLA neuroscientists threw drugs at hurt feelings to find that people who took the liver killing painkillers felt better than people who took the placebo. Did you know that acetaminophen overdose brings over 56,000 ER visits and hundreds of deaths every year and is the single biggest cause of acute liver failure in the country? Would dying hurt your feelings more? How about some abdominal pain, nausea, the sweats, and kidney failure? People, we have got to get a grip!