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The Evolution of Medicine

I have an earache …

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.
1985 AD – That pill is ineffective.  Here, take this antibiotic.
2000 AD – That antibiotic is artificial.  Here, eat this root.

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