History Of Medicine

History of medicine cartoon - and this is Ralph, your anesthesiologist
The history of medicine:

"I have a sore throat."

2000 BC : "Eat this root"
1200 AD : "That root is heathen; say this prayer."
1500 AD : "That prayer is superstition; drink this elixir."
1800 AD : "That elixir is snake oil; take this pill."
1900 AD : "That pill is ineffective; take this antibiotic."
2000 AD : "That antibiotic is artificial; here why don't you eat this root."

Now listen here!


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