Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine

A Comedy and Health podcast featuring Justin McElroy and Sydnee McElroy
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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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This week on Sawbones we return to the MMR vaccine, specifically the "mumps" part. We'll also meet the brilliant mind behind the vaccine and the tragic reason he never gets the credit he's due. Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers
Besides being a king of football and all around touchdown master, did you know Tom Brady endorses a training and nutrition regimen co-created by a guy who got in trouble with the FTC for selling fake cancer pills? Let's talk about TB12. Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers
This week on Sawbones, we'll meet a San Francisco doctor that reimagined how we care for people with drug addiction and got a hit put out on himself in the process.   Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

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Sicasera reviewed this podcast on Jun 2nd, 2017
"Awesome show"
Navano reviewed this podcast on Aug 3rd, 2017
"This is a long running favorite that's not slowing down on the awesome content and professional quality. I'm a huge fan! My favorite episodes always mention family favorite Pliny the elder. "
e.k.s reviewed this podcast on Jun 10th, 2017
"One of the first few podcasts I ever listened to which sucked me in to the world of podcasts. Sydnee & Justin always pick interesting topics and they're informative and funny. If you like Sawbones, make sure you check out other McElroy shows!"

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Jun 21st, 2013
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Feb 15th, 2019
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