Bloodletting

Episode 3

Are you happy with the amount of blood in your body right now? What if we told you that you had a shot at being a happier, healthier you if you’d stop stingily trying to keep all that blood inside of you?

Episode notes

Are you happy with the amount of blood in your body right now? Sure, you may think you are, but what if we told you that you had a shot at being a happier, healthier you if you’d stop stingily trying to keep all that blood inside of you? This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee and Justin are opening up a vein and letting the history of bloodletting flow.

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Music: “Medicines” by The Taxpayers

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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!

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