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When all trees have been cut down, when all animals have been hunted, when all waters are polluted, when all air is unsafe to breathe, only then will you discover you cannot eat money. - Cree Prophecy

Sunday, January 04, 2009

Short History of Medicine!

2000 BC to 2000 AD

2000 BC: Here, eat this root

1000 AD : That root is heathen. Here say this prayer

1850 AD : That prayer is superstition. Here drink this potion.

1940 AD : That potion is snake oil. Here swallow this pill.

1970 AD : That pill is ineffective. Here take this antibiotic.

1985 AD : That antibiotic is too weak. Here try this Cortisone.

2000 AD : That cortisone is dangerous. Here eat this root. 


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