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Healthcare Horrors podcast

Oct 30, 2021

WARNING! - The victims of Genene Jones were babies/children. This episode may NOT be for you.

Genene Jones had a rough childhood, BUT that doesn't excuse her for her malpractice against, what is estimated, 60+ children.

How? What? Why? Find out in this Healthcare Horrors Halloween special with Hosts Ashlee, Alicia,...


Oct 24, 2021

What should you not do if you don't want to get caught after doing something naughty? Googling how to do it _or_, you know, just don't do it at all.

Kimberly Saenz was born in the early 70's and had a pretty good childhood. As she became an adult Saenz suffered from substance abuse, poor mental health, and couldn't...


Oct 16, 2021

When the hospitals won't take you anymore, why not just start your own practice as a private nurse?

Jane Toppan was actually born as Honora Kelley in Boston, 1857. Her parents were Irish immigrants. After her mother, Bridget, died of tuberculosis and her father, Peter, was admitted to an insane asylum and tried to sew...


Oct 9, 2021

There were some rules in the early 1900's when it came to caring for mental patients, but not many. Also, the link between mental illness and the brain was very misunderstood.

Walter Freeman was a neurologist in the mid 20th century who wanted to leave behind a great legacy for curing mental illness. He made the history...


Oct 2, 2021

We kick off the spooky season with one of England's most prolific serial killers from the early 20th century, Harold Fred Shipman, also known as Dr. Death.

He primarily killed elderly women by overdosing them with diamorphine and was notorious for altering his victim's death certificate/health records to fit whatever...