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In Philadelphia, Investigating A Trendy New Way To Get Your Vitamins

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Yana Shapiro relaxes while taking a vitamin IV at RestoreIV in Philadelphia. (Courtesy of Emma Lee/WHYY)
Yana Shapiro relaxes while taking a vitamin IV at RestoreIV in Philadelphia. (Courtesy of Emma Lee/WHYY)
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Remember oxygen bars from a few years back? People paid to breathe in a special formulation of oxygen in hopes of improving their health. Now, there’s new health trend that involves mainlining a "magic mix" of water and vitamins. Rihanna has done it, and actress Sofia Vergara set up an IV hydration station at her wedding.

Is there any science to back up the health claims? Taunya English of Here & Now contributor WHYY’s The Pulse reports.

Read more on this story via WHYY's The Pulse.

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Taunya English, senior health writer for WHYY in Philadelphia. She tweets @TaunyaEnglish.

This segment aired on July 7, 2016.

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