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Sawbones (AKA Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine) is a medical history podcast hosted by Sydnee McElroy and her husband Justin McElroy. Episodes are released each Friday.

The summary on the Sawbones Maximum Fun page reads:

"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!"

History Edit

The first episode of Sawbones, titled "Sawbones 1: Trepanation," was released on June 21, 2013 on the Maximum Fun Network.

Hosts Edit

Sydnee McElroy is a Physician. She is known not only for hosting Sawbones but also for hosting Still Buffering. She has also made a guest appearance on My Brother, My Brother, and Me during a MaxFunDrive 2015 bonus episode.

Justin McElroy is known for My Brother, My Brother, and Me, which he hosts with his two younger brothers, Travis McElroy and Griffin McElroy. He is also a host of The Adventure Zone, a D&D podcast that his two bothers are also a part of, along with their father, Clint McElroy.

Episode List (Most to Least Recent) Edit

# Title Date
263 Sawbones: Mumps Feb 15, 2019
262 Sawbones: Tom Brady's Snake Oil Feb 08, 2019
261 Sawbones: Rock Medicine Feb 01, 2019
260 Sawbones: Bizarro World Jan 25, 2019
259 Sawbones: Alkaline Water Jan 12, 2019
258 Sawbones: Colic and Gripe Water Jan 04, 2019
257 Sawbones Special Presentation: A Medicine Called Christmas Dec 24, 2018
256 Sawbones: Vitamin B17 Dec 15, 2018
255 Sawbones: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Dec 02, 2018
254 Sawbones: The Herpes-Centric Thanksgiving Special Nov 21, 2018
253 Sawbones: Black Salve Nov 16, 2018
252 Sawbones: Jilly Juice Nov 09, 2018
251 Sawbones: Your Weird Questions, Our Weirder Answers Nov 03, 2018
250 Sawbones: Possession Oct 28, 2018
249 Sawbones: 27 Reasons Why You Should Get Your Flu Shot Oct 21, 2018
248 Dr. Price's Bad Ideas Oct 13, 2018
247 Sawbones: The Oregon Trail Oct 05, 2018
246 Sawbones: Vasectomies Sep 30, 2018
245 Sawbones: Medical Illustration Sep 21, 2018
244 Sawbones: Memorialization and Medical Ethics Sep 14, 2018
243 Sawbones: Ether Sep 07, 2018
242 Sawbones: Asbestos Sep 01, 2018
241 Sawbones: Perkins' Tractors Aug 24, 2018
240 Sawbones: The Placebo Effect Aug 12, 2018
239 Sawbones: CBD Oil Aug 04, 2018
238 Sawbones: Applied Kinesiology Jul 22, 2018
237 Sawbones: The Bends Jul 13, 2018
236 Sawbones: Ozone Jul 06, 2018
235 Sawbones: Antimony Jun 30, 2018
234 Sawbones: Ketogenic Diet Jun 24, 2018
233 Sawbones: Our Mental Health Stories Jun 14, 2018
232 Sawbones: Medical Astrology Jun 08, 2018
231 Sawbones: DNA Testing May 30, 2018
230 Sawbones: Freckles May 27, 2018
229 Sawbones: Hepatitis A May 18, 2018
228 Sawbones: Legends of the Hidden Breast May 06, 2018
227 Sawbones: Fractures Apr 29, 2018
226 Sawbones: Genetically-Modified Organisms Apr 20, 2018
225 Sawbones: The Ghastly Gauntlet: A Sawbones Super Quiz Apr 12, 2018
224 Sawbones: The Secret Life of Doctors Apr 05, 2018
223 Sawbones: Bee Venom Therapy Mar 31, 2018
222 Sawbones: ALS and the Many Diseases of Jean-Martin Charcot Mar 25, 2018
221 Sawbones: Ambulances Mar 10, 2018
220 Sawbones: Our Second Birth Story Mar 02, 2018
219 Sawbones: Yet More Medical Questions Answered Feb 09, 2018
218 Sawbones: Antibiotics Feb 02, 2018
217 Sawbones: Goiter Jan 26, 2018
216 Sawbones: Don't Eat Tide Pods Jan 19, 2018
215 Sawbones: Raw Water Jan 15, 2018
214 Sawbones: Home Alone Jan 07, 2018
213 Sawbones: The CDC and Medical Censorship Dec 21, 2017
212 Sawbones: Coffee Dec 16, 2017
211 Sawbones: Wound Care Dec 07, 2017
210 Sawbones: The Baby Show Dec 01, 2017
209 Sawbones: Legionnaires' Disease Nov 16, 2017
208 Sawbones: Charcoal Nov 10, 2017
207 Sawbones: Chili Peppers Nov 04, 2017
206 Sawbones: Medicinal Soda Oct 27, 2017
205 Sawbones: The Moon Oct 19, 2017
204 Sawbones: Inside a Doctor's Bag Oct 05, 2017
203 Sawbones: Aspirin Oct 01, 2017
202 Sawbones: The Glass Delusion Sep 23, 2017
201 Sawbones: The Presidential Fitness Test Sep 18, 2017
200 Sawbones: Snoring Sep 11, 2017
199 Sawbones: Tickling Aug 25, 2017
198 Sawbones: Eugenics Aug 17, 2017
197 Sawbones: Opioid Addiction Aug 11, 2017
196 Sawbones: Erectile Dysfunction Aug 03, 2017
195 Sawbones: Mütter Museum Jul 20, 2017
194 Sawbones: The (Maybe) Real Dr. Frankenstein Jul 14, 2017
193 Sawbones: Wrinkles Jul 07, 2017
192 Sawbones: An Incomplete History of Gender Confirmation Jun 30, 2017
191 Sawbones: Yet More Weird Medical Answers Jun 25, 2017
190 Sawbones: Conversion Therapy Part 2 Jun 17, 2017
189 Sawbones: Conversion Therapy Part 1 Jun 09, 2017
188 Sawbones: Medicinal Tattoos Jun 02, 2017
187 Sawbones: The Clap May 25, 2017
186 Sawbones: Vivien Thomas May 18, 2017
185 Sawbones: Tetralogy of Fallot May 11, 2017
184 Sawbones: The Salisbury Diet May 04, 2017
183 Sawbones: Flouride Apr 30, 2017
182 Sawbones: The 80-Hour Work Week Apr 24, 2017
181 Sawbones: Pica and Eating Dirt Apr 14, 2017
180 Sawbones: The Papanicolaou Test Apr 07, 2017
179 Sawbones: More Weird Medical Answers Mar 30, 2017
178 Sawbones: The Incredible Dr. James Barry Mar 24, 2017
177 Sawbones: Norovirus Mar 17, 2017
176 Sawbones: Patient Privacy Mar 09, 2017
175 Sawbones: The Purification Rundown Mar 02, 2017
174 Sawbones: Detox Feb 26, 2017
173 Sawbones: Sinuses Feb 18, 2017
172 Sawbones: The Man Who Ate Everything Feb 10, 2017
171 Sawbones: Immigration Medicine Feb 03, 2017
170 Sawbones: Health Insurance Jan 27, 2017
169 Sawbones: Silver Jan 20, 2017
168 Sawbones: Space Medicine Jan 06, 2017
167 Sawbones: Santa Is Sick Dec 24, 2016
166 Sawbones: Chapped Lips Dec 16, 2016
165 Sawbones: Ginger Dec 09, 2016
164 Sawbones: Vaseline Dec 02, 2016
163 Sawbones: Cranberries Nov 26, 2016
162 Sawbones: Chicken Pox Nov 21, 2016
161 Sawbones: Your Medical Questions, Answered! Nov 11, 2016
160 Sawbones: Frankberry Stool Nov 04, 2016
159 Sawbones: Ghostwatch Oct 28, 2016
158 Sawbones: Medical Games Oct 20, 2016
157 Sawbones: Pellagra Oct 14, 2016
156 Sawbones: Hemorrhoids Oct 09, 2016
155 Sawbones: Laughter Oct 01, 2016
154 Sawbones: Pneumonia Sep 24, 2016
153 Sawbones: Dental Hygiene Sep 16, 2016
152 Sawbones: EpiPen Sep 01, 2016
151 Sawbones: The Royal Fistula Fad Aug 26, 2016
150 Sawbones: Doping[1] Aug 18, 2016
149 Sawbones: Cupping Aug 11, 2016
148 Sawbones: Arsenic Aug 05, 2016
147 Sawbones: Aloe Jul 29, 2016
146 Sawbones: Tea Jul 22, 2016
145 Sawbones: Goofy Medical Questions Vol. 3 Jul 14, 2016
144 Sawbones: Medical Garb Jul 08, 2016
143 Sawbones: Salt Jul 01, 2016
142 Sawbones: Narcolepsy Jun 24, 2016
141 Sawbones: The Presidents Are Sick Jun 16, 2016
140 Sawbones: Pliny the Elder Jun 09, 2016
139 Sawbones: Mary Roach Jun 01, 2016
138 Sawbones: Kombucha May 28, 2016
137 Sawbones: Kidney Stones May 20, 2016
136 Sawbones: Bezoars May 12, 2016
135 Sawbones: Tinnitus May 05, 2016
134 Sawbones: Goofiest Medical Questions Vol. 2 Apr 29, 2016
133 Sawbones: Earaches Apr 21, 2016
132 Sawbones: Earwax Apr 15, 2016
131 Sawbones: Hydrogen Peroxide Apr 07, 2016
130 Sawbones: Hemophilia Mar 31, 2016
129 Sawbones: Poop Mar 24, 2016
128 Sawbones: Your Goofiest Medical Questions: Answered Mar 17, 2016
127 Sawbones: Vinegar Mar 10, 2016
126 Sawbones: Hookworm Mar 04, 2016
125 Sawbones: The King of Quacks Feb 25, 2016
124 Sawbones: Heartburn Feb 19, 2016
123 Sawbones: Crystal Healing Feb 11, 2016
122 Sawbones: Zika Virus Feb 04, 2016
121 Sawbones: The People vs. The Spleen Jan 28, 2016
120 Sawbones: Nosebleeds Jan 22, 2016
119 Sawbones: Green Sickness Jan 18, 2016
118 Sawbones: Fasting Jan 06, 2016
117 Sawbones: Christmas is Trying to Kill You Dec 23, 2015
116 Sawbones: Scurvy Dec 18, 2015
115 Sawbones: Gunshot Wounds Dec 10, 2015
114 Sawbones: Scarlet Fever Dec 04, 2015
113 Sawbones: The Poison Squad Nov 27, 2015
112 Sawbones: The Woman Who Gave Birth to Rabbits Nov 18, 2015
111 Sawbones: Nursing Nov 05, 2015
110 Sawbones: Medical History Halloween Costumes Oct 30, 2015
109 Sawbones: Roundworm Oct 22, 2015
108 Sawbones: Lyme Disease Oct 16, 2015
107 Sawbones: Near-Death Experiences Oct 08, 2015
106 Sawbones: Aah, Real Monsters! Oct 01, 2015
105 Sawbones: Snakes Sep 24, 2015
104 Sawbones: Lice Sep 16, 2015
103 Sawbones: Cats Sep 10, 2015
102 Sawbones: Birds Sep 02, 2015
101 Sawbones: Love Aug 26, 2015
100 Sawbones: Conjoined Twins Aug 21, 2015
99 Sawbones: Hygiene Aug 13, 2015
98 Sawbones: Honey Aug 05, 2015
97 Sawbones: Fainting and Corsets Jul 30, 2015
96 Sawbones: The Unkillable Phineas Gage Jul 24, 2015
95 Sawbones: The Seasick-Proof Saloon Jul 15, 2015
94 Sawbones: Guinea Worms Jul 09, 2015
93 Sawbones: Burns Jul 02, 2015
92 Sawbones: Sunburns Jun 25, 2015
91 Sawbones: The Teen Girl Jun 17, 2015
90 Sawbones: Medical TV (Part 2) Jun 10, 2015
89 Sawbones: Poison Ivy Jun 03, 2015
88 Sawbones: Typhoid Mary May 20, 2015
87 Sawbones: The Gut Hole Romance May 13, 2015
86 Sawbones: Sweating Sickness May 07, 2015
85 Sawbones: Polio Apr 29, 2015
84 Sawbones: Heroes of Patent Medicine: Volume 3 Apr 23, 2015
83 Sawbones: Heroes of Patent Medicine: Volume 2 Apr 16, 2015
82 Sawbones: Heroes of Patent Medicine: Volume 1 Apr 08, 2015
81 Sawbones: Medical TV (Part 1) Mar 25, 2015
80 Sawbones: Medical Education Mar 17, 2015
79 Sawbones: Malaria Mar 11, 2015
78 Sawbones: Syphilis Mar 04, 2015
77 Sawbones: The Four Humors Feb 25, 2015
76 Sawbones: Chocolate Feb 18, 2015
75 Sawbones: The Dancing Plague Feb 11, 2015
74 Sawbones: Measles Feb 04, 2015
73 Sawbones: Paracelsus[2] Jan 28, 2015
72 Sawbones: Blood Transfusions Jan 20, 2015
71 Sawbones: Aromatherapy Jan 15, 2015
70 Sawbones: Diabetes Jan 07, 2015
69 Sawbones: Alcohol Dec 30, 2014
68 Sawbones: Appalachian Folk Medicine Dec 23, 2014
67 Sawbones: Organ Transplants Dec 16, 2014
66 Sawbones: Enemas and Cleanses Dec 10, 2014
65 Sawbones: Tooth Removal Dec 02, 2014
64 Sawbones: Asthma and Allergies Nov 18, 2014
63 Sawbones: Influenza Nov 13, 2014
62 Sawbones: Ebola Nov 04, 2014
61 Sawbones: Vitamins Oct 28, 2014
60 Sawbones: The Goat Testicle Solution Oct 21, 2014
59 Sawbones: Cataracts Oct 14, 2014
58 Sawbones: Acne Oct 07, 2014
57 Sawbones: Color Therapy Oct 01, 2014
56 Sawbones: Insomnia Sep 23, 2014
55 Sawbones: Our Birth Story Sep 02, 2014
54 Sawbones: Spontaneous Combustion Aug 26, 2014
53 Sawbones: Gout Aug 12, 2014
52 Sawbones: Rabies Aug 05, 2014
51 Sawbones: Hiccups Jul 22, 2014
50 Sawbones: Birth Jul 15, 2014
49 Sawbones: Vaccines Jul 08, 2014
48 Sawbones: C-Sections Jun 24, 2014
47 Sawbones: Breastfeeding Jun 17, 2014
46 Sawbones: Corpse Theft and the Resurrection Men Jun 10, 2014
45 Sawbones: Teething Jun 03, 2014
44 Sawbones: Warts May 27, 2014
43 Sawbones: Cholera May 14, 2014
42 Sawbones: Sleepwalking May 06, 2014
41 Sawbones: Self-Experimentation Apr 29, 2014
40 Sawbones: Epilepsy Apr 22, 2014
39 Sawbones: Magnets Apr 15, 2014
38 Sawbones: Medical Cannibalism Apr 08, 2014
37 Sawbones: Dr. Mesmer and the Power of Animal Magnetism Apr 01, 2014
36 Sawbones: Medical Marijuana Mar 25, 2014
35 Sawbones: Oil Pulling Mar 18, 2014
34 Sawbones: Phrenology Mar 11, 2014
33 Sawbones: Plastic Surgery Mar 05, 2014
32 Sawbones: Left-handedness Feb 25, 2014
31 Sawbones: Pregnancy Tests Feb 20, 2014
30 Sawbones: Tuberculosis Feb 11, 2014
29 Sawbones: The Father of Homeopathy Feb 04, 2014
28 Sawbones: Leprosy Jan 28, 2014
27 Sawbones: Menstruation Jan 21, 2014
26 Sawbones: Royal Rife's Cancer-Curing Death Ray Jan 14, 2014
25 Sawbones: Hangovers Jan 03, 2014
24 Sawbones: Alcoholism Dec 20, 2013
23 Sawbones: Mr. Reich's Sexbox Dec 13, 2013
22 Sawbones: Headaches Nov 29, 2013
21 Sawbones: Self-Surgery Nov 15, 2013
20 Sawbones: Fertility Nov 08, 2013
19 Sawbones: Baldness Nov 01, 2013
18 Sawbones: Reanimation Oct 25, 2013
17 Sawbones: Immortality Oct 18, 2013
16 Sawbones: Patent Medicines Oct 11, 2013
15 Sawbones: Tobacco Oct 04, 2013
14 Sawbones: Radiation Therapy Sep 27, 2013
13 Sawbones: Birth Control Sep 20, 2013
12 Sawbones: Urine Sep 13, 2013
11 Sawbones: The One Problem with Benjamin Rush Sep 06, 2013
10 Sawbones: Weight Loss Aug 30, 2013
9 Sawbones: John Kellogg's Odd Prescription Aug 16, 2013
8 Sawbones: Lobotomy Aug 09, 2013
7 Sawbones: Amputation Aug 02, 2013
6 Sawbones: Hysteria Jul 26, 2013
5 Sawbones: Opium Jul 19, 2013
4 Sawbones: Plague Medicine Jul 12, 2013
3 Sawbones: Bloodletting Jul 05, 2013
2 Sawbones: Mercury Jun 28, 2013
1 Sawbones: Trepanation Jun 21, 2013

References Edit

  1. Also titled: "Sawbones: Performance Enhancement"
  2. Full title: "Paracelsus, A Weird Guy Who Did Weird Things Then Died"

See Also Edit

The McElroy Podcasts