FileTitle: Prose1746.html
Category: Humor
Type: Prose
Description: Abbreviated History of Medicine
2000 B.C. - Here, eat this root.

1000 A.D. - That root is heathen.
            Here, say this prayer.

1850 A.D. - That prayer is superstition.
            Here, drink this potion.

1940 A.D. - That potion is snake oil.
            Here, swallow this pill.

1985 A.D. - That pill is ineffective.
            Here, take this antibiotic.

2000 A.D. - That antibiotic is artificial.
            Here, eat this root.