Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine

A vaccine that can practically eliminate a type of human cancer should be cause for celebration across our species. Would it surprise it to learn that some people don't trust it? ... Probably not at this point, huh?

This week on Sawbones: The HPV vaccine.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones288HPV.mp3
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Welcome to all the owners of human bodies! You're gonna love these things, they can run, jump ... and every once in a while they uncontrollably blast snot out of your face at 100 MPH. This week on Sawbones: Sneezing.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones287Sneezing.mp3
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Any species could have created a bunch of bogus ways to treat fevers. But only humans could use fevers as a bogus treatment for other stuff and then end up being sort of right about it. This week on Sawbones, we're burning down the house.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones286Fever.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:13pm EDT

One of the nation's leading pharmaceutical companies once maintained one of the biggest marijuana farms in the country. This week on Sawbones, how Eli Lilly lost its taste for pot, and why it refuses to acknowledge its past.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones285EliLilly.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:28pm EDT