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Dose Makes The Poison: The Toxcast

Kevin G. Shanks

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Dose Makes The Poison: The Toxcast

Dose Makes The Poison: The Toxcast

Kevin G. Shanks

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A podcast about forensic toxicology and chemistry. We talk about drugs, poisons, and forensics in the news.

Latest Episodes

Quick Bites: The Case of Jagger the Irish Setter

It's episode 11 of The Toxcast and I'm here to talk about a case of suspected animal poisoning in a new feature called Quick Bites (Of The Poisoned Apple). Enjoy! Intro and outro music is Psychedelic Mushrooms by T Morri.

10 minJUL 18
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Quick Bites: The Case of Jagger the Irish Setter

A Very Special Toxisode: Yes, Pepper Spray is Tear Gas

Welcome to a very special toxisode of Dose Makes the Poison: The Toxcast. In episode 10, I talk about tear gas, pepper spray, chili peppers, and capsaicin. It's a quick one today. Give it a listen.

23 minJUN 9
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A Very Special Toxisode: Yes, Pepper Spray is Tear Gas

Headed for a Heartbreak (The Cardiac Glycosides: Digoxin and Convallatoxin)

Episode 9 of Dose Makes the Poison: The Toxcast. Let's talk about Digitalis (digoxin, digitoxin) and Convallaria (convallatoxin) - what are these plants? What are these poisons? How do they work in the body? Have they been used for murder? Poisonings? Have they been referenced in pop culture? All audio clips are taken from Kevin Shanks' music and movie archives in which he personally purchased. He does not own any licenses to any of the sounds or music, but used them for discussion and educational purposes. If you have an issue with their use in this podcast episode, please contact dosemakesthepoisonpodcast@gmail.com. Intro and Outro music is Psychedelic Mushrooms by T Morri.

46 minMAY 28
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Headed for a Heartbreak (The Cardiac Glycosides: Digoxin and Convallatoxin)

How To Fix A Drug Scandal (Netflix)

EEpisode 8. When Things Go Real Bad In The Lab. Two forensic toxicologists (Dr. Justin Brower and I) chat about the new Netflix documentary series, How To Fix A Drug Scandal - directed by Erin Lee Carr. Yes, this is a series about drug lab chemists, Annie Dookhan and Sonja Farak. Give it a watch and then give us a listen!

93 minAPR 10
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How To Fix A Drug Scandal (Netflix)

Not Your Parent's Heroin (Heroin, Fentanyl, and Fentalogs)

Welcome to episode 7 of Dose Makes The Poison: The Toxcast. In today's episode, I talk about heroin, fentanyl, and fentanyl analogs (fentalogs). What are these substances? How do they act in the body? Is passive exposure to police and emergency personnel in the field a real thing? Give it a listen. Find it here or on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Officer Collapses After Suspected Fentanyl Exposure Pensacola Police HQ Temporarily Locked Down After Officers Possible Exposed to Fentanyl ACMT / AACT Position Paper on Fentanyl Field Exposure Media Reports of Unintentional Opioid Exposure of Public Safety First Responders in North America Intro and Outro music is Psychedelic Mushrooms by T Morri.

49 minMAR 16
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Not Your Parent's Heroin (Heroin, Fentanyl, and Fentalogs)

McGruff the Singing Crime Dog / Drugs in the News

Welcome to episode 6 of Dose Makes the Poison: The Toxcast. Today's episode is a bit different. Remember McGruff the Crime Dog? Well, come with me as we hear him sing about drugs. Also, we'll talk about drugs in the news. Let's go!

47 minFEB 9
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McGruff the Singing Crime Dog / Drugs in the News

What's In The Bottle? (Cyanide)

It's episode 5 of Dose Makes The Poison: The Toxcast. And I wonder what's in this bottle? Well, I think it's time to talk cyanide. Intro and outro music is Psychedelic Mushrooms by T. Morri.

36 minJAN 13
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What's In The Bottle? (Cyanide)

A Few Drops Will Do Ya (Tetrahydrozoline)

Welcome to episode 4 of Dose Makes The Poison: The Toxcast. In today's episode, I chat about the over the counter substance, tetrahydrozoline, and its use in urban legend, drug facilitated crimes, poisonings, and murder. Email: DoseMakesThePoisonPodcast@gmail.com

22 min2019 DEC 30
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A Few Drops Will Do Ya (Tetrahydrozoline)

Toxicology in the Movies (Knives Out)

It's episode 3 of Dose Makes The Poison: The Toxcast. I love when I see forensic toxicology in film and tv. And today, the new murder mystery film, Knives Out, is on the menu. Let's talk about the intersection of forensic toxicology and Knives Out. There are spoilers in this episode - and I do give an explicit spoiler warning - but I'll warn you here again. Spoilers, baby. Intro and outro music is Psychedelic Mushrooms by T. Morri.

25 min2019 DEC 9
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Toxicology in the Movies (Knives Out)

A Brief Introduction to Forensic Toxicology

Welcome to episode 2 of Dose Makes the Poison: The Toxcast. A Brief Introduction to Forensic Toxicology Episode 2 is a quick discussion about what forensic toxicology is, what forensic toxicologist does, and what terms/phrases does a forensic toxicologist use. Email: DoseMakesThePoisonPodcast@gmail.com

20 min2019 DEC 6
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A Brief Introduction to Forensic Toxicology

Latest Episodes

Quick Bites: The Case of Jagger the Irish Setter

It's episode 11 of The Toxcast and I'm here to talk about a case of suspected animal poisoning in a new feature called Quick Bites (Of The Poisoned Apple). Enjoy! Intro and outro music is Psychedelic Mushrooms by T Morri.

10 minJUL 18
Comments
Quick Bites: The Case of Jagger the Irish Setter

A Very Special Toxisode: Yes, Pepper Spray is Tear Gas

Welcome to a very special toxisode of Dose Makes the Poison: The Toxcast. In episode 10, I talk about tear gas, pepper spray, chili peppers, and capsaicin. It's a quick one today. Give it a listen.

23 minJUN 9
Comments
A Very Special Toxisode: Yes, Pepper Spray is Tear Gas

Headed for a Heartbreak (The Cardiac Glycosides: Digoxin and Convallatoxin)

Episode 9 of Dose Makes the Poison: The Toxcast. Let's talk about Digitalis (digoxin, digitoxin) and Convallaria (convallatoxin) - what are these plants? What are these poisons? How do they work in the body? Have they been used for murder? Poisonings? Have they been referenced in pop culture? All audio clips are taken from Kevin Shanks' music and movie archives in which he personally purchased. He does not own any licenses to any of the sounds or music, but used them for discussion and educational purposes. If you have an issue with their use in this podcast episode, please contact dosemakesthepoisonpodcast@gmail.com. Intro and Outro music is Psychedelic Mushrooms by T Morri.

46 minMAY 28
Comments
Headed for a Heartbreak (The Cardiac Glycosides: Digoxin and Convallatoxin)

How To Fix A Drug Scandal (Netflix)

EEpisode 8. When Things Go Real Bad In The Lab. Two forensic toxicologists (Dr. Justin Brower and I) chat about the new Netflix documentary series, How To Fix A Drug Scandal - directed by Erin Lee Carr. Yes, this is a series about drug lab chemists, Annie Dookhan and Sonja Farak. Give it a watch and then give us a listen!

93 minAPR 10
Comments
How To Fix A Drug Scandal (Netflix)

Not Your Parent's Heroin (Heroin, Fentanyl, and Fentalogs)

Welcome to episode 7 of Dose Makes The Poison: The Toxcast. In today's episode, I talk about heroin, fentanyl, and fentanyl analogs (fentalogs). What are these substances? How do they act in the body? Is passive exposure to police and emergency personnel in the field a real thing? Give it a listen. Find it here or on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Officer Collapses After Suspected Fentanyl Exposure Pensacola Police HQ Temporarily Locked Down After Officers Possible Exposed to Fentanyl ACMT / AACT Position Paper on Fentanyl Field Exposure Media Reports of Unintentional Opioid Exposure of Public Safety First Responders in North America Intro and Outro music is Psychedelic Mushrooms by T Morri.

49 minMAR 16
Comments
Not Your Parent's Heroin (Heroin, Fentanyl, and Fentalogs)

McGruff the Singing Crime Dog / Drugs in the News

Welcome to episode 6 of Dose Makes the Poison: The Toxcast. Today's episode is a bit different. Remember McGruff the Crime Dog? Well, come with me as we hear him sing about drugs. Also, we'll talk about drugs in the news. Let's go!

47 minFEB 9
Comments
McGruff the Singing Crime Dog / Drugs in the News

What's In The Bottle? (Cyanide)

It's episode 5 of Dose Makes The Poison: The Toxcast. And I wonder what's in this bottle? Well, I think it's time to talk cyanide. Intro and outro music is Psychedelic Mushrooms by T. Morri.

36 minJAN 13
Comments
What's In The Bottle? (Cyanide)

A Few Drops Will Do Ya (Tetrahydrozoline)

Welcome to episode 4 of Dose Makes The Poison: The Toxcast. In today's episode, I chat about the over the counter substance, tetrahydrozoline, and its use in urban legend, drug facilitated crimes, poisonings, and murder. Email: DoseMakesThePoisonPodcast@gmail.com

22 min2019 DEC 30
Comments
A Few Drops Will Do Ya (Tetrahydrozoline)

Toxicology in the Movies (Knives Out)

It's episode 3 of Dose Makes The Poison: The Toxcast. I love when I see forensic toxicology in film and tv. And today, the new murder mystery film, Knives Out, is on the menu. Let's talk about the intersection of forensic toxicology and Knives Out. There are spoilers in this episode - and I do give an explicit spoiler warning - but I'll warn you here again. Spoilers, baby. Intro and outro music is Psychedelic Mushrooms by T. Morri.

25 min2019 DEC 9
Comments
Toxicology in the Movies (Knives Out)

A Brief Introduction to Forensic Toxicology

Welcome to episode 2 of Dose Makes the Poison: The Toxcast. A Brief Introduction to Forensic Toxicology Episode 2 is a quick discussion about what forensic toxicology is, what forensic toxicologist does, and what terms/phrases does a forensic toxicologist use. Email: DoseMakesThePoisonPodcast@gmail.com

20 min2019 DEC 6
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A Brief Introduction to Forensic Toxicology
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