Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine

Does chewing Excedrin really make it work faster? Does gasoline help a bee sting? We'll answer those queries and many more as Dr. Sydnee and Justin take on more of your weird medical questions.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones219WeirdQA.mp3
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This week on Sawbones, it's the story of a miraculous cure and how we all have to work together to protect it. Join Dr. Sydnee and Justin for the story of antibiotics.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones218Antibiotics.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00pm EST

This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee and Justin rub two different kinds of poop on your throat because they don't know iodine exists. Join us for a history of the goiter.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones217Thyroid.mp3
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This week, we devote an entire episode of our medical podcast to discouraging people from eating detergent pods. 2018 is off to a great start.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones216TidePods.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:10pm EST

Do you need a doctor and her lovely sidekick to tell you that you shouldn't drink dirty water? No, probably not. But, infuriatingly, some people do. So we will. Let's talk about "raw water."

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones215RawWater.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:59pm EST

For your listening edification, Dr. Sydnee McElroy and her lovely assistant Justin McElroy are delighted to present a full accounting of the injuries likely sustained by the Wet Bandits.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones214HomeAlone.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:34pm EST

The CDC was recently asked by the Trump administration to stop using seven terms like "fetus" and "transgender" in budget requests. But certainly there's precedent for this right? Certainly this happens all the time, right? RIGHT? This week join Dr. Sydnee and Justin for a history of the CDC and medical censorship.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones213TheCDC.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:24am EST

This week on Sawbones, we join you live from Seattle. Seeing as this town took place in the home of Starbucks, we took the opportunity to extoll the many medicinal virtues of coffee.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones212Coffee.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:37pm EST

This week on Sawbones, Justin and Dr. Sydnee explore all the weird, terrible ways we've tried to fix one of the human body's most basic problem. It's a history of wound care!

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones211WoundCare.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:12pm EST

This week, Dr. Sydnee and Justin introduce you to Martin Couney, the (maybe) doctor who put babies into a carnival side show and saved a generation of preemies.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones210TheBabyShow.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:06pm EST