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A SHORT HISTORY OF MEDICINE

  1. 2 "Doctor, I have an ear ache."
    2000 B.C. - "Here, eat this root."
    1000 B.C. - "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."
    2000 A.D. - "That antibiotic is artificial. Here, eat this root!"


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    May I have permission to submit this to our monthly publication of the "Rural Nurse Connection" Thanks pat@pomeroy-wa.com

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