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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: Polio

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This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee and Justin explore the light and dark side of swimming pools as they present the thrilling tale of humanity's triumph over polio.

You can subscribe to their show right now on iTunes! Then tweet about or follow the show on Twitter (@Sawbones) so all your friends and family can be as horrified and entertained as you.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Sawbones: "Heroes" of Patent Medicine: Volume 3

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This week on Sawbones, in the final part of a three-part series, Dr. Sydnee and Justin introduce you to some of the craziest operators from the heyday of patent medicines.

You can subscribe to their show right now on iTunes! Then tweet about or follow the show on Twitter (@Sawbones) so all your friends and family can be as horrified and entertained as you.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Sawbones: "Heroes" of Patent Medicine: Volume 2

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This week on Sawbones, in the second part of a three-part series, Dr. Sydnee and Justin introduce you to some of the craziest operators from the heyday of patent medicines.

You can subscribe to their show right now on iTunes! Then tweet about or follow the show on Twitter (@Sawbones) so all your friends and family can be as horrified and entertained as you.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Sawbones: "Heroes" of Patent Medicine: Volume 1

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This week on Sawbones, in the first part of a three-part series, Dr. Sydnee and Justin introduce you to some of the craziest operators from the heyday of patent medicines.

You can subscribe to their show right now on iTunes! Then tweet about or follow the show on Twitter (@Sawbones) so all your friends and family can be as horrified and entertained as you.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Sawbones: Medical TV (Part 1)

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This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee hands the reins to Justin as they explore the history of medical TV, and explain why most of TV doesn't actually exist.

You can subscribe to their show right now on iTunes! Then tweet about or follow the show on Twitter (@Sawbones) so all your friends and family can be as horrified and entertained as you.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Sawbones: Medical Education

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This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee and Justin explain why Sydnee gets to call herself a doctor and poor Justin doesn't in their history of medical education.

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Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Sawbones: Malaria

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This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee and Justin tell you the miraculous story of the tree that fell in a lake after an earthquake and helped treat malaria.

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Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Sawbones: Syphilis

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This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee and Justin talk about the latest hot trends in mercury fumigation as they explore the history of syphilis.

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Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Sawbones: The Four Humors

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This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee and Justin wear a Taz T-shirt in a mall fashion show. Also, bile, blood and phlegm are discussed.

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Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Sawbones: Chocolate

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This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee and Justin are taking a sunrise and sprinkling it with dew as they talk about the history of medicinal chocolate.

You can subscribe to their show right now on iTunes! Then tweet about or follow the show on Twitter (@Sawbones) so all your friends and family can be as horrified and entertained as you.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers