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Wellness Wednesday: Blood Transfusions, Measles Outbreak

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Senior Airman Shane Karp
U.S National Guard

A health trend claims that blood transfusions from younger people can prevent aging, dementia and other problems associated with old age.

But the practice has raised ethical questions with the Food and Drug Administration issuing a warning to companies doing the transfusions this month.

Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, blood transfusions, the recent measles outbreak and more.


  • Bruce Y. Lee, Forbes Contributor, associate professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Dr. Alice Ackerman, Professor of pediatrics, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
  • Dr. Douglas Scharre, Director of the Division of Cognitive Neurology, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center