Radiation Therapy

Episode 13

As of yet we don’t think we’ve discovered a facet of medicine humanity got so tremendously wrong as radiation therapy. Grab your lead suit and join Dr. Sydnee and Justin as they head into the reactor.

Episode notes

Friends, as has been well documented throughout Sawbones, humanity has invented many terrible medical treatments through the years. But as of yet we don’t think we’ve discovered a facet of medicine we got so tremendously wrong as radiation therapy. Grab your lead suit and join Dr. Sydnee and Justin as they head into the reactor.

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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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