A brief history of medicine


2000 B.C. — Here, eat this root.

1000 A.D. — That root is heathen. Say this prayer.

1850 A.D. — That prayer is superstition. Drink this potion.

1940 A.D. — That potion is snake oil. Swallow this pill.

1985 A.D. — That pill is ineffective. Take this antibiotic.

2008 A.D. — That antibiotic is artificial. Here, eat this root.


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