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Sep 2, 2018

Lost on the highway, the boys look for a cell phone signal and wonder about the potential dangers of their lifeline. Comedian Jacob Meza explores the possibilities of groin cancer while learning that some people may be scared of cell phones but are unwilling to give them up. Back in the studio, Chris and Jonathan discuss fava beans; the Larry King Show and brain cancer; subgroup analyses (which lie, they always lie); what male rats got that other rodents didn’t; infertility; ICQ; and pacemakers. Also: how prevalent are peanut allergies and do peanut bans in school really work? Plus an interview with Dr. David Gorski on the U.S.’ right-to-try laws: how they compare to compassionate use and what is the link to libertarianism.


For more on right-to-try laws, David Gorski’s blog post from June 4th:


David Gorski writes for Science-Based Medicine and Respectful Insolence.


Vox pop by comedian Jacob Meza. His podcast is So It Is Told.


Jingle by Jillian Kate.


Additional music by Seth Donnelly and Kevin MacLeod.


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


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