Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine (general)

As shelves seem to be overtaken by "pH-balanced" beverages, alkaline water has moved from the fringes into the mainstream. This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee and Justin see if every human malady really can be fixed by low-pH water. (Spoiler: No.)

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones259AlkalineWater.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:59pm EST

Gripe water and colic are a match made in Sawbones heaven: A cure-all and a catch all. This week, we'll explore the history of how a misunderstood diagnosis has helped keep a made-up medicine on the shelves.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones258Colic.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:03pm EST

Live from Candlenights 2018, we're so proud to present a staged reading of the new Hallmark Christmas movie written by Justin and Sydnee McElroy: A Medicine Called Christmas.

Music: Adam Sakiyama

CAST:

  • Narrator: Rachel McElroy
  • Daniel: Tommy Smirl
  • Tabitha: Sydnee McElroy
  • Phil: Griffin McElroy
  • Chris: Justin McElroy
  • Ms. Crimble: Teresa McElroy
  • Mr. Frankson: Dwight Slappe
  • Mr. Cameron: Travis McElroy
  • Beth: Teylor Smirl
  • Mandy: Rileigh Smirl
  • Mr. Golfberg: Michael Meadows
  • Santa: Clint McElroy

 

Direct download: Sawbones257Hallmark.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:03pm EST

This week's episode of Sawbones is all about "Vitamin B17" which is, brace yourself ... not a vitamin. Yup, it's gonna be one of those sorts of episodes.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones256VitaminB17.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:42pm EST

When Dr. Sydnee and Justin find themselves in Colorado, an episode on Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever seems a natural fit ... except it's not really that common in Colorado. But when the story of a disease is able to tie together cow-dipping terrorism and frozen food, how can they resist?

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones255RockyMountainSpottedFever.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:38pm EST

This Thanksgiving, Dr. Sydnee and Justin invite you on their ambitious quest to use the biggest family meal of the year to destigmatize herpes. No more waiting for your problematic uncle to make things weird; this you're YOU'LL be the one starting uncomfortable conversations.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones254Herpes.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:33pm EST

Would you believe that the hot new (very old) alternative medicine paste that indiscriminately burns your cells off is bad for you? We know, we were shocked too.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

 

Direct download: Sawbones253BlackSalve.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:27pm EST

This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee and Justin take a swig from the new miracle drink Jilly Juice, which can not only cure every disease but can regrow limbs! (It can't, it makes you puke and poop and that's it, but you should listen anyway.)

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones252JillyJuice.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:11pm EST

We've spotted a boatload of your weird medical questions on the horizon and we've pointed our knowledge cannons at it and we're ... sinking it? Listen, the metaphor got away from us. We're sorry.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones251QandA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:33am EST

This week on Sawbones, we detail all the real medical conditions that have been mistaken for demonic possession and the modern day psychiatrists that are pushing for possession to be taken more seriously. 

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones250PossessionA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:32pm EST