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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: Jilly Juice

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This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee and Justin take a swig from the new miracle drink Jilly Juice, which can not only cure every disease but can regrow limbs! (It can't, it makes you puke and poop and that's it, but you should listen anyway.)

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Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Sawbones: Your Weird Questions, Our Weirder Answers

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We've spotted a boatload of your weird medical questions on the horizon and we've pointed our knowledge cannons at it and we're ... sinking it? Listen, the metaphor got away from us. We're sorry.

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Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Sawbones: Possession

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This week on Sawbones, we detail all the real medical conditions that have been mistaken for demonic possession and the modern day psychiatrists that are pushing for possession to be taken more seriously.

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Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Sawbones: 27 Reasons Why You Should Get Your Flu Shot

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Dr. Sydnee and Justin asked why you, their beloved listeners, haven't gotten a flu shot and now they're taking 27 (yes, 27) of your most common excuses and blowing them to smithereens.

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Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Dr. Price's Bad Ideas

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Dr. Price was a dentist with some pretty bad ideas about nutrition. That probably wouldn't have merited an appearance on Sawbones ... except those bad ideas went on to inspire a terrifying modern following.

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Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Sawbones: The Oregon Trail

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This week Justin and Dr. Sydnee try desperately to save you from cholera on a grand tour of the many different ways to die on The Oregon Trail.

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Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Sawbones: Vasectomies

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You had to see this one coming. Yes, just a few short weeks after Justin's surgery, Dr. Sydnee decides to explain the complete history of vasectomies in excruciating detail in front a few thousand of their closest friends.

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Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

The Sawbones Book: Talk and Signing

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Date: 
10/17/2018 - 18:00 - 21:00
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New York, NY
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Barnes and Noble Tribeca

97 Warren St
New York, New York 10007

Details are available on the Barnes and Noble Facebook event.

Creators of the hit podcast SAWBONES, Justin and Sydnee McElroy join us for a discussion & signing of the book based off their series. Illustrator Teylor Smirl will also take part!

To attend this event, you must purchase THE SAWBONES BOOK at this B&N location the day of the event. You will receive a wristband upon payment which will act as your ticket into the signing later in the evening. More guidelines to come soon!

Sawbones: Medical Illustration

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We take for granted that we know what bodies look like on the inside, but this week on Sawbones we honor those brave pioneers that had to draw them for the very first time. Also Dr. Sydnee and Justin explore the scandal behind the most famous book of medical illustrations.

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Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Sawbones: Memorialization and Medical Ethics

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This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee and Justin discuss what we owe to people who do terrible things in the name of medical progress.

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Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers