TRANSCRIPT Sawbones: Cabin Fever

Did you know that cabin fever isn’t just the cooped-up funk we all find ourselves in? It’s a real actual disease called typhus — or at least, it used to be. It’s confusing, we know, but this week we’re gonna walk you through all the extremely gross details.

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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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