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Presenting: The Fundamentals

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.


The transcript for this episode of Health Lab can be found here.


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Dr. Kevin Boehnke is a research assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and the Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center. His current research focuses on therapeutic applications of cannabis and psychedelics. His goal is to rigorously assess appropriate use of these substances and to help address the public health harms caused by their criminalization.


You can learn more about Dr. Boehnke here, and you can follow the department of anesthesiology @UMichAnesthesia on X.


Find out more about the research stories mentioned at the top of the show at the links below:

https://www.michiganmedicine.org/health-lab/surgery-patients-now-less-likely-get-opioids-decline-has-slowed

https://www.michiganmedicine.org/health-lab/1-8-older-adults-use-cannabis-products-suggesting-need-screen-risks


The Fundamentals and Health Lab are part of the Michigan Medicine Podcast Network, and produced by the Michigan Medicine Department of Communication. You can subscribe to both shows wherever you listen to podcasts.

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