Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine

We're continuing our celebration of MaxFunDrive by giving back to you, our lovely listeners and even lovelier donors with an all Q&A episode of Sawbones. Why do runners poop? Can you skip a day of antibiotics? Enquire within!

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones179QandA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:04pm EST

Were you aware that history's coolest doctor was a guy named James Barry who began their life as a woman? Sit down. For this super-sized #MaxFunDrive episode, we've got the whole story.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

 

 

Direct download: Sawbones178JamesBarry.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:12pm EST

Live from the Crow's Nest of the ms Westerdam, it's Sawbones all about norovirus! (Hey, we're on a cruise ship, what else are we gonna talk about?

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones177Norovirus.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:51pm EST

This week, Dr. Sydnee's dad Tommy Smirl sits in for Justin as they explore the history of patient privacy. Why does the doctor have to keep your secrets? Find out this week!

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones176HIPA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Last week, we took you through detox. This week, we're going WAY deeper with a single treatment: The Purification Rundown. Strap in, folks, this one GOES PLACES.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones175Rundown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:17pm EST

Before you start your next juice cleanse or coffee enema, we beg of you: Let Dr. Sydnee and Justin reassure you of the amazing detoxification powers of the human body.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones174Detox.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:51pm EST

Hey, but what ARE sinuses. It's OK if you don't know, Justin didn't either. Join him in a brief education from doctor Sydnee and hear about DaVinci's near miss with sinus history.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones173Sinuses.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:01pm EST

This is a story about Tarrare. Tarrare was always hungry. Here is a list of some of the things Tarrare ate: A cat. A puppy. A snake. An eel. Offal. Poultices.

And maybe people.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones172Tarrare.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:32pm EST

America has welcomed millions of immigrants in its time. This week, we explore the medical hoops they've had to jump through to get in and explore how those have changed over the years.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones171Immigration.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:24pm EST

The American health insurance system is unlike any other in the world, and not in the good way. It's probably about to get worse. This is the story of how we got here.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones170Insurance.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:41pm EST