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Each week on the Health Lab podcast, we share cutting-edge research, practical health information and inspiring stories of survival from Michigan Medicine. Health Lab is brought to you by the Michigan Medicine Department of Communication.

All Health Lab content including health news, best practices and research insights are for informational purposes only and are not a substitute for professional or personalized medical guidance. Always seek the advice of a health care provider for questions about your health and treatment options.

Michigan Medicine is the academic medical center for the University of Michigan. Health Lab is a part of the Michigan Medicine Podcast Network. You can subscribe to Health Lab Podcasts on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher or wherever you listen to podcasts.

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New research launched to address health disparities in abnormal menstrual bleeding and anemia
A $5.6 million grant helps launch research to improve screening and treatment for a gynecologic disorder disproportionately impacting Black and Hispanic populations.
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Today on Health Lab, we are sharing an episode of The Fundamentals, another podcast from the Michigan Medicine Podcast Network that just launched its second season earlier this month. On this episode of The Fundamentals: "Cannabis and psychedelics: stigmatized substances or powerful therapeutics?" Dr. Kevin Boehnke talks about cannabis, psychedelics, and the increasing body of evidence for their legitimization as therapeutics.
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Breakthroughs in Personalized Medicine for Rare Kidney Disease
The NEPTUNE match study builds kidney atlas.
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Period Poverty and the Need to Make Menstruation Products Easier to Access
A survey focused on how much people in their teens and early 20s know about periods and their experience and attitudes around “period poverty”.
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Study Shows Medical Marijuana Use Decreased in States with Legalized Recreational Use
The number of patients using cannabis for medical purposes has increased more than 600 percent since 2016.
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