Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine

Would it surprise you to learn that people with too much money are flocking to "IV bars" and paying hundreds of dollars for intravenous cocktails of vitamins that are supposed to treat every malady under the sun but do absolutely nothing except risk serious infection?

... It probably doesn't surprise you, does it? Yeah, us neither. God, that's depressing. Anyway, here's a podcast.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones308IVCocktails.mp3
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This week on Sawbones, we celebrate a trip to Minnesota with an exploration of Viking's Disease. You'll meet the people it isn't really named for and the guy who beat out a long line of researchers to get it named after himself. It's a whole thing. You'll see.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones307Vikings.mp3
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We bidets have been all the rage for years around the globe, they never really caught on in the U.S. What part of their seedy history kept them out of American homes? And what (if any) are their health benefits? We've got all that and more on the new Sawbones!

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Direct download: Sawbones306Bidets.mp3
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