Plague Medicine

Episode 4

Looking to get back at the guy who stole your parking space? Why not launch a plague-ridden body into his home with a catapult?

Episode notes

Looking to get back at the guy who stole your parking space? Why not launch a plague-ridden body into his home with a catapult? This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee and Justin will tell you how to do just that as they explore the real history of plague medicine and the made-up history of the Rat King.

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Music: “Medicines” by The Taxpayers

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About the show

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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