Sawbones: William Cunningham and the Ghouls of Cincinnati

Episode 312

23rd February 2020

We love grave robbers on Sawbones and … well, that came out wrong. We don’t have a particular affinity for today’s grave robbers, but they’ve played an important role in medical research and … we’re still defending grave robbers, aren’t we? OK, listen. Let’s start over. This is an episode about a really bad grave robber.

Episode notes

We love grave robbers on Sawbones and … well, that came out wrong. We don’t have a particular affinity for today’s grave robbers, but they’ve played an important role in medical research and … we’re still defending grave robbers, aren’t we? OK, listen. Let’s start over. This is an episode about a really bad grave robber.

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!

Send topic suggestions to sawbones@maximumfun.org and follow @Sawbones on Twitter.

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