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Episode 75 – Toxic Shock Syndrome with Sharra Vostral

Today on the show I’m talking to Sharra Vostral, associate professor of history in the College of Liberal Arts at Purdue University and author of Toxic Shock: A Social History. Sharra explains what Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) is, how it’s related to tampons, the TSS crisis of the early ’80s and answers the #1 question I get asked about TSS.