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Wellness Wednesday: Blood Donation Restrictions, The Use of Vitamin Supplements, and Pill Sharing

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Senior Airman Shane Karp
U.S National Guard

After the deadliest mass shooting in American history took place at a gay nightclub in Orlando, many in the area waited in lines to donate blood. Still, gay men continue to be banned from giving blood, prompting some to re-examine the rule. Also, many Americans use vitamins, but are unsure exactly how they work or should be taken. And, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins University, one in five people who are prescribed highly addictive painkillers share them with others. 


This show originally aired on June 15, 2016 at 11 a.m.

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