Dr. Lee, the Healthy Professor

Medicine thru the Ages

Written by L. Lee Coyne | Views 2387


The answer given by the health professional of the time to one who was ill.

  • 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 doesn't work anymore. Here, eat this root.


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