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Humor: A Short History of Medicine

>A Short History of Medicine
>I have an earache:
>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.