Sun poisoning, yep it’s a thing and people have died from it.
Syphilis is nearly is as old as the hills and just as resilient and it’s mainly our own fault. Learn about the history, its symptoms, treatment, famous people who had syphilis, and the lay of the land now. Colleen shares an horrific chapter from American history where the poorest of the poor were used as human guinea pigs for over 40 years and Philippa tells the story of one of the most famous gangsters of all time.
The history of anaesthesia is filled with tales of drinking mixtures made of bile and lettuce, self experimentation, addiction, and choosing to end your life rather than go under the knife.
This week Colleen and Philippa discuss one of the worst, but least spoken of pandemics of all time, Spanish Influenza.…
Join Colleen and Philippa as they delve into the world’s oldest disease, leprosy; dispel some of the myths and examine the facts associated with it.
A chilling first hand insight into what life is like growing up when your mother has Munchausen by Proxy. Warning, some content could disturb some listeners.
Mummy Fearest, delves into two recent stories of Munchausen by Proxy. We look at what Munchausen by Proxy is and…