In honor of the rescue of 12 boys and their coach from a cave in Thailand, we’re discussing the history of dive medicine research that helped make it possible. Music: “Medicines” by The Taxpayers About the “Sawbones” Podcast
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!
Ozone provides a helpful layer of sunscreen for Earth, but it’s toxic to humans. It will come as no surprise to regular Sawbones listeners that we’ve spent the past couple hundred years trying to jam it in every possible orifice. Music: “Medicines” by The Taxpayers About the “Sawbones” Podcast
Imagine an incredible pill that could give you nausea and diarrhea and then once ejected from your body could be reused an endless number of times. Dream no more! Antimony is here! Music: “Medicines” by The Taxpayers About the “Sawbones” Podcast
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 About the “Sawbones” Podcast
This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee and Justin talk about their struggles with mental health. Trigger warning for discussion of depression, anxiety and suicide. Music: “Medicines” by The Taxpayers About the “Sawbones” Podcast