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

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Suggestion for Future Worm Episode

Hi! Have you considered doing an episode on schistosomiasis? That was probably the worm that freaked me out the most in the parasitology class I took in college. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schistosomiasis

-Danielle

I just came across this and

I just came across this and instantly thought you two would enjoy it. I couldn't figure out how to email you so I'll leave it here. I absolutely LOVE you both, always a great show!

http://www.wittyfeed.com/story/14129/creepy-images-show-how-surgeries-we...

great episode

If anyone wants more information about hookwormies, there's an episode of Radiolab from a few years ago titled "Parasites" that has a piece about hookworm that is also quite interesting.

http://www.radiolab.org/story/91689-parasites/