Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine

We've joked a lot about how Dr. Sydnee doesn't know much about teeth, but this week we're explaining exactly why. It all goes back ... to The Historic Rebuff.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones273Rebuff.mp3
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Sure, an episode about a common blood thinner may not sound particularly sexy. But we'd bet that once you hear the inspiring story of how moldy hay became a life saving medicine (with a detour as a rat poison) you may think differently.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones272Warfarin.mp3
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Dr. Sydnee finally took a much belated trip to the dentists office and she and Justin are celebrating in the only way they know how: Digging through all the retched ways we've tried to fix teeth since the dawn of time.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones271Cavities.mp3
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We recorded this episode of Sawbones live on the Joco Cruise 2019. (Book your cabin for 2020 now, they're filling up fast!) When confronted with the beauty of the ocean and cool island breezes, Dr. Sydnee's mind turns to the only rational place: Pinworms.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones270Pinworms.mp3
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Often on Sawbones, we talk about pushers of false cures as if snake oil is a relic of a bygone era. This week on a special MaxFunDrive episode of Sawbones, a reminder that snake oil salespeople are just a present as ever.

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Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones269Snakeoil1.mp3
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This week on Sawbones to celebrate the Maximum Fun Drive we've got a special crossover episode with Shmanners! Let's talk about broken heart syndrome (which is exactly what we'll have if you don't donate!)

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Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones268BrokenHeart.mp3
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Did you know that Alabama has been the home of some huge medical milestones? It's true! Join us as we share the inspirational, hilarious and terrifying medical legends of The Yellowhammer State.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones267Alabama.mp3
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Today, we're honoring the memory of Luke Perry who passed away this week after a stroke. We'll be talking about the history of strokes, but more importantly teach you how to help prevent them and how to spot them when they happen.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones266Stroke.mp3
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This week on Sawbones we complete our three-part series on the MMR vaccine as we make you an honorary Rubella Fighter.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones265Rubella.mp3
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Everybody loves harnessing the power of reflexology, but what if you want all the great, totally real, not at all fabricated benefits of reflexology, but don't wanna touch people's feet? Friends, auriculotherapy is here for you. ... You're OK with touching ears, right?

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones264Auriculotherapy.mp3
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