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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
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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. 

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