Sawbones

Dr. Sydnee McElroy and her husband Justin welcome you to Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine. Every Friday, they dig through the annals of medical history to uncover all the odd, weird, wrong, dumb and just gross ways we've tried to fix people over the years. Educational? You bet! Fun? We hope!

Sawbones: Vinegar

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This week on Sawbones, Justin and Sydnee harness the power of history's longest lasting, most widespread and (perhaps) least effective home remedy. The good news about vinegar? Still great on fries.

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Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Sawbones: Hookworm

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This week on Sawbones, Justin and Sydnee have been working in the coal mine, and paying REAL close attention to where they step in the their history of hookworm.

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Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Sawbones: The King of Quacks

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This week on Sawbones, Justin and Sydnee return to the fertile land of patent medicine quacks to introduce you to Curtis Howe Springer, the King of Quacks.

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Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Sawbones: Heartburn

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This week on Sawbones, Justin and Sydnee eat some coral in a misguided attempt to cure their heartburn (while upsetting as little of the ecosystem as possible).

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Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Sawbones: Crystal Healing

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This week on Sawbones, Justin and Sydnee really "rock out" with an episode all about the healing power of crystals. Get it? Rock out? Man, that's one great joke.

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Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Sawbones: Zika Virus

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This week on Sawbones, a new disease is taking the world by storm and Sydnee and Justin are there to explain what everyone is so freaked out about. Well, Sydnee explains. Justin freaks out.

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Sawbones: The People vs. The Spleen

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This week on Sawbones, it's The Trial of The Century as Justin tries to prove to Sydnee once and for all that the spleen is useless. Take your seats, here comes the judge.

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Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Sawbones: Nosebleeds

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This week on Sawbones, Justin and Sydnee have got some wicked nosebleeds, but it's no problem: They've got some Doug to stuff up there.

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Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Sawbones: Green Sickness

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This week on Sawbones, Justin and Sydnee drop out of school and have encourage pre-marital sex to cure pseudo-anemia.

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Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Sawbones: Fasting

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This week on Sawbones, Justin and Sydnee finally kick the eating habit as they explore the often-disturbing history of fasting.

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Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers