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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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Access to Plan B coincides with a drastic decrease in emergency contraception-related ER visits, study shows
U.S. emergency departments see 96% fewer visits, $7.6 million less in medical costs after FDA approval of over the counter emergency contraception.
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How AI is helping to predict death and complications after heart procedures
It showed high levels of accuracy at predicting death, major bleeding events and the need for blood transfusion. Visit Health Lab to read the full story. The BMC2 Probability of Events Following PCI application can be found here.
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Study finds bipolar disorder surpasses smoking in mortality risk
A large study shows having bipolar disorder is associated with a four- to six-fold risk of dying prematurely, suggesting more preventive efforts needed. Visit Health Lab to read the full story.
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The parallel market of hemp-derived alternative cannabis products, and the potential harm they pose
A lack of regulation around CBD, Delta-8 and other cannabinoids could open up consumers to harm. Visit Health Lab to read the full story.A lack of regulation around CBD, Delta-8 and other cannabinoids could open up consumers to harm.
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A smart watch that could help your heart
The device would be the first clinical-grade, diagnostic wrist-worn device for long term Afib monitoring. Visit Health Lab to read the full story.
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Saying Goodbye to UTIs
Urinary tract infections are a pain. A doctor explains how to banish them for good. Visit Health Lab to read the full story.
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