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Poor Historians: A Medical History Podcast

Aaron, Max, Mike, and Alba

Three modern emergency physicians and their show's "medical history intern" take a lighthearted, humorous  quest through various stories in the history of medicine.  New episodes every two weeks and a bonus episode once per month.  Topics span from ancient times to relatively recent history, all related to important advancements, people, or discoveries in the world of medicine.

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Dropkick Murphy: A Legendary Life (Book Biopsy with Author, Emily Sweeney)February 22, 2024
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Alexander the Great's Final Illness: Medicine in Ancient Macedonia February 15, 2024
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More than Myth: Real Human Chimera CasesFebruary 01, 2024
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Curious Case Vault #3 - A Non-Fatal 19th Century Gunshot Wound to the HeadJanuary 25, 2024
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The Milwaukee Protocol: A Rabies Survival StoryJanuary 18, 2024
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Patented Poison: Radithor and the Fate of Eben ByersJanuary 04, 2024
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Curious Case Vault #2 - Cholera MorbusDecember 28, 2023
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Encephalitis Lethargica: A Mysterious Recurring Epidemic IllnessDecember 21, 2023
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Composition Under Pressure: George Gershwin - A Neurologic Case from the 1930's. December 07, 2023
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Bellows, Barrels, and Smoke: The History of CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)November 23, 2023
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(Bonus): Curious Case Vault: A Deadly Case of Sore Throat November 16, 2023
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Andre the Giant: A History of Gigantism, Acromegaly, and Professional WrestlingNovember 09, 2023
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Cold Hard Steel: The Myth of the Modern Surgeon with Guest: Agnes Arnold-Forster, PhDOctober 26, 2023
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The Mysterious Case of Madamoiselle X: Walking Corpse SyndromeOctober 12, 2023
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Unethical Science: The History of the U.S. Tuskegee and Guatemala Syphilis ExperimentsSeptember 28, 2023
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Hearth and Hazard: Dr. Percival Pott and the Chimney Sweeper's AfflictionSeptember 14, 2023
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Blood and Crystals: A 1990's Medical Mystery CaseAugust 31, 2023
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Unjust Desserts: Illness vs Ill-Will in 1920's New York CityAugust 17, 2023
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Heart Disease: The Mavericks - from the book, The Masters of Medicine, with author, Dr. Andrew LamAugust 03, 2023
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The Medical Mystery of Edgar Allan Poe's DemiseJuly 20, 2023
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Typhoid Mary - The Story of Salmonella and Mary MallonJuly 06, 2023
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"The Edinburgh Seven - The Story of the First Women in Medicine" with Guest, Janey Jones.June 22, 2023
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Koch v. Pasteur - Germs, Postulates, and Egos (with Special Guest, Patrick Kelly)June 08, 2023
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Tuberculosis Chic: The Most Fashionable Disease of the Victorian EraMay 25, 2023
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"BONUS" Episode: Dr. William Beaumont and a Famous Gutshot (Radio Drama)May 11, 2023
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