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Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine

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Rank #37 in Comedy category

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Join Dr. Sydnee McElroy and her husband Justin McElroy for a tour of all the dumb, bad, gross, weird and wrong ways we've tried to fix people.

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Join Dr. Sydnee McElroy and her husband Justin McElroy for a tour of all the dumb, bad, gross, weird and wrong ways we've tried to fix people.

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By Locxas - Feb 20 2020
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I just started listening to Sawbones while I work after listening to MBMBAM for quite a while. It’s super interesting history to learn and makes for some odd but really enjoyable conversations with my coworkers.

Wanted to give 5 stars but...

By 19Americanmuscle90 - Feb 19 2020
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Wanted to give 5 stars but could not get by their socialist views.

iTunes Ratings

10786 Ratings
Average Ratings
10022
394
149
94
127

Really cool information

By Locxas - Feb 20 2020
Read more
I just started listening to Sawbones while I work after listening to MBMBAM for quite a while. It’s super interesting history to learn and makes for some odd but really enjoyable conversations with my coworkers.

Wanted to give 5 stars but...

By 19Americanmuscle90 - Feb 19 2020
Read more
Wanted to give 5 stars but could not get by their socialist views.
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Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine

Latest release on Feb 24, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Sawbones: Plague Medicine

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Welcome to Sawbones, where Dr. Sydnee McElroy and her husband Justin McElroy take you on a whimsical tour of the dumb ways in which we've tried to fix people. This week: We launch plague-ridden bodies in a catapult.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers (http://thetaxpayers.net)

Jul 12 2013

32mins

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Rank #2: Sawbones: CBD Oil

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CBD oil is collecting a lot of adherents and getting a lot of buzz due to, in part, it being derived from cannabis. It won't get you high, but is CBD oil the panacea many are promoting it as? Let's discuss on this week's Sawbones!

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Aug 04 2018

43mins

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Rank #3: Sawbones: Genetically-Modified Organisms

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This week on Sawbones, we're talking about genetically-modified organisms. Should you be afraid when you see GMO on packaging? Or is genetic modification an incredible technology that may be humanity's best hope at avoiding extinction?

You'll have to listen to find out, but we've probably already tipped our hand.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Apr 20 2018

53mins

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Rank #4: Sawbones: Alkaline Water

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As shelves seem to be overtaken by "pH-balanced" beverages, alkaline water has moved from the fringes into the mainstream. This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee and Justin see if every human malady really can be fixed by low-pH water. (Spoiler: No.)

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Jan 12 2019

45mins

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Rank #5: Sawbones: Cough Drops

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William Goldman wrote in The Princess Bride "True love is the best thing in the world, except for cough drops." This week on Sawbones, we ruin them. We're really sorry, Bill.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Oct 25 2019

40mins

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Rank #6: Sawbones: Bleach

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This week on Sawbones, an unnerving look into the upsettingly modern invention of ingesting bleach for medicinal uses. Content warning: This episode includes descriptions of "therapies" that are being used primarily on children and other vulnerable populations.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

May 04 2019

45mins

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Rank #7: Sawbones: Coffee

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This week on Sawbones, we join you live from Seattle. Seeing as this town took place in the home of Starbucks, we took the opportunity to extoll the many medicinal virtues of coffee.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Dec 16 2017

50mins

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Rank #8: Sawbones: Ketogenic Diet

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You've likely heard a lot about the ketogenic diet lately, but have you heard it wasn't created for weight loss? Maybe you did, Justin didn't. Either way, we'll talk about it and so much more on this week's episode of Sawbones.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Jun 24 2018

37mins

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Rank #9: Sawbones: Wine

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We all know that consuming wine has no downsides whatsoever, but did you know it also has some amazing health benefits as well?! It's true! (Depending on your definition of "benefits" ... and "health" and ... OK, and "amazing" too.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Jun 30 2019

35mins

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Rank #10: Sawbones: Detox

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Before you start your next juice cleanse or coffee enema, we beg of you: Let Dr. Sydnee and Justin reassure you of the amazing detoxification powers of the human body.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Feb 26 2017

39mins

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Rank #11: Sawbones: Food Sensitivity Testing

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The market is flooded with at-home tests that let you "take medical care into your own hands" but is that something you even want in your hands? Are they reliable? Also, is Justin really going to give up cereal?

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Nov 15 2019

44mins

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Rank #12: Sawbones: Taint Tanning and Heliotherapy

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Listen, we're not gonna sit here all fancy and act like we didn't just record an entire episode about people sunning their buttholes. That's what happened, nothing can change that. If you don't listen, it was for nothing.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Dec 06 2019

40mins

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Rank #13: Sawbones: The Woman Who Gave Birth to Rabbits

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This week on Sawbones, Sydnee and Justin are back with, and we don't think we're exaggerating here: The weirdest story they've ever told.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Nov 18 2015

35mins

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Rank #14: Sawbones: Lobotomy

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Welcome to Sawbones, where Dr. Sydnee McElroy and her husband Justin McElroy take you on a whimsical tour of the dumb ways in which we've tried to fix people. This week: We take a load off your mind.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers (http://thetaxpayers.net)

Aug 09 2013

34mins

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Rank #15: Sawbones: The Oregon Trail

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This week Justin and Dr. Sydnee try desperately to save you from cholera on a grand tour of the many different ways to die on The Oregon Trail.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

(Apologies if your player downloads this episode twice, we had an issue with the file we're trying to troubleshoot.)

Oct 08 2018

34mins

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Rank #16: Sawbones: Birth Control

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Welcome to Sawbones, where Dr. Sydnee McElroy and her husband Justin McElroy take you on a whimsical tour of the dumb ways in which we've tried to fix people. This week: We keep the babies at bay.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers (http://thetaxpayers.net)

Sep 20 2013

38mins

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Rank #17: Sawbones: Medical Cannibalism

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Welcome to Sawbones, where Dr. Sydnee McElroy and her husband Justin McElroy take you on a whimsical tour of the dumb ways in which we've tried to fix people. This week: We eat people.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers (http://thetaxpayers.net)

Apr 08 2014

35mins

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Rank #18: Sawbones: Auto-Brewery Syndrome

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On Sawbones, we take pride in our ability to detangle medical myth from fact and give you the truth about the human body. This week on Sawbones ... things aren't so clear. You may need a stiff drink for this one ... unless your body is making them already?

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Nov 03 2019

43mins

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Rank #19: Sawbones: The Royal Fistula Fad

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Celebrities have started some pretty weird fads, but perhaps none are weirder than the one started by King Louis XIV, who made it cool ... to have a fistula. Join Justin and Dr. Sydnee for this very special episode.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Aug 26 2016

34mins

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Rank #20: Sawbones: Vasectomy

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You had to see this one coming. Yes, just a few short weeks after Justin's surgery, Dr. Sydnee decides to explain the complete history of vasectomies in excruciating detail in front a few thousand of their closest friends.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Sep 30 2018

31mins

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