Special - Blood


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By Jonathan Jarry and Dr. Christopher Labos. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Guest host Morgan Sweeney asks Chris and Jonathan about blood! You will learn that blood is not a magical elixir but rather “water and stuff.” Featuring references to Archer, The Simpsons, Ryan George, and a recurring digression into Stephen King’s work, for some reason. After discussing King’s IT, it’s becoming obvious that The Body of Evidence is no longer a family-friendly show.

1:38 Why blood?

3:35 Handling blood is fine but this other bodily fluid?

5:12 Blood transfusions are not always blood transfusions

13:37 The theory behind why women have fewer heart attacks

14:46 Blood is transport

16:07 Where’s the DNA?

19:10 Chris’ medical license gets revoked

22:51 Criteria for donating blood

28:00 HIV and blood donations

34:02 The bad incentives of blood money

38:26 Chris’ kitchen blood drive

40:30 Stephen King’s The Dead Zone

43:47 The Shining traumatized Jonathan

44:46 It ends with children, uh, having a….

49:30 Blood: keep it on the inside

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1) Morgan’s podcast, Magic of the Mind: http://magicofthemind.ca/

2) Canadian Blood Services: https://www.blood.ca/en

3) Ryan George’s Pitch Meeting for IT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dw4u2A9F4g

Music Credits

Theme music: "Troll of the Mountain Swing" by the Underscore Orkestra.

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