Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine

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
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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
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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
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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
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Dr. Sydnee and Justin asked why you, their beloved listeners, haven't gotten a flu shot and now they're taking 27 (yes, 27) of your most common excuses and blowing them to smithereens.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones249FluShots.mp3
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Dr. Price was a dentist with some pretty bad ideas about nutrition. That probably wouldn't have merited an appearance on Sawbones ... except those bad ideas went on to inspire a terrifying modern following.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones248DrPrice.mp3
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This week Justin and Dr. Sydnee try desperately to save you from cholera on a grand tour of the many different ways to die on The Oregon Trail.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

(Apologies if your player downloads this episode twice, we had an issue with the file we're trying to troubleshoot.)

Direct download: Sawbones247THEOregonTrailA.mp3
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You had to see this one coming. Yes, just a few short weeks after Justin's surgery, Dr. Sydnee decides to explain the complete history of vasectomies in excruciating detail in front a few thousand of their closest friends.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones246Vasectomy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:49pm EST

We take for granted that we know what bodies look like on the inside, but this week on Sawbones we honor those brave pioneers that had to draw them for the very first time. Also Dr. Sydnee and Justin explore the scandal behind the most famous book of medical illustrations.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones245MedicalIllustration.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:32pm EST

This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee and Justin discuss what we owe to people who do terrible things in the name of medical progress. 

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones244MAME.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30pm EST