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Devin's Podcast Review: Sawbones

Sawbones is an educational, silly, and incredibly fascinating dive into the history of medicine. Join Dr. Sydnee McElroy and husband co-host Justin McElroy as they explore the ins and outs of all the ridiculous and gross ways humans have tried to cure themselves. 

With an enormous backlog of episodes that don't need to be listened to in any particular order, Sawbones is sure to have something for everyone. Ever wanted to know about all the ways we tried to cure the black plague? Ever wondered if strange trends like ear candling and cupping really work? What does it really mean when a product says it's "homeopathic?" Find all of this and more on Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine. Alternatively, check out the best-selling book from our catalogue

General warnings: This podcast is generally family friendly, but it certainly discusses subjects that can be gross or scary for some. Check out the episode descriptions for more information.  

Suggested Age Range: Teen, Younger Adults, Adults

Devin's Rating: 4.5 out of 5

Related Book: Sawbones: The Horrifying, Hilarious Road to Modern Medicine by Sydnee McElroy

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