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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: The Unkillable Phineas Gage

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This week on Sawbones, Justin and Dr. Sydnee blow metal rod through a guy's brain and live to tell about it. He does too, which is more impressive, in retrospect.

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Sawbones: The Seasick-Proof Saloon

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This week on Sawbones, Justin and Dr. Sydnee crash a boat into a pier to cure your seasickness.

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Sawbones: Guinea Worms

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This week on Sawbones, Justin and Dr. Sydnee are wrapping a parasitic worm around a stick with Jimmy Carter.

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Sawbones: Burns

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This week on Sawbones, Justin and Dr. Sydnee celebrate their wedding anniversary by rubbing cow manure in a burn.

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Sawbones: Sunburns

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This week on Sawbones, Justin and Dr. Sydnee want you to get your D in the safest way humanly possible.

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Sawbones: The Teen Girl

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This week on Sawbones, Justin is transported into the body of a Sydnee's teenage sister Rileigh and has a lot of awkward questions.

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Sawbones: Medical TV (Part 2)

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This week on Sawbones, Justin and Sydnee finish their scattershot history of medical TV. An episode that even the most squeamish listener won't be yucked out by!

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Sawbones: Poison Ivy

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This week on Sawbones, you're gonna need an ocean of calamine lotion as Justin and Sydnee explore the weird history of poison ivy.

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Sawbones: Typhoid Mary

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This week on Sawbones, Justin and Sydnee share medical history's greatest present the sad story of one of medicine's most mistreated "villains."

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Sawbones: The Gut Hole Romance

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This week on Sawbones, Justin and Sydnee share medical history's greatest will-they/won't-they, the story of a doctor and his muse: A man with a hole in his stomach.

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