A Short History of Medicine
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A Short History of Medicine (Author Uknown)
Doctor I have an earache: 2000 BC: Here, eat this root. AD 1000: This root is heathen. Here, say this prayer. AD 1850: That prayer is superstition. Here, drink this potion. AD 1940: That potion is snakeoil. Here, swallow this pill. AD 1985: That pill is ineffective. Here, take this antibiotic. AD 2000: That antibiotic is artificial. Here, eat this root.