Justin McElroy

co-host of the podcast 'Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine'

co-host of the podcast Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine

Justin McElroy on KCRW

Once upon a time, people treated warts by rubbing them with a live fish, parents cut babies gums to help adult teeth come in, and doctors encouraged menstruating women to stand in a…

Sawbones

Once upon a time, people treated warts by rubbing them with a live fish, parents cut babies gums to help adult teeth come in, and doctors encouraged menstruating women to stand in a…

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