A Short History Of Medicine

“Doctor, I have an ear ache.”

2000 B.C. РHere, 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.

 

An adverse effect is a harmful effect caused by a medication such as an antibiotic…or a root.

Acupuncture Joke-Acupuncture Side Effect

What is acupuncture?

Acupuncture is an alternative form of medicine, it is a part of Traditional  Chinese Medicine  medicine where patients are treated by acupuncture needles are are inserted at various parts of the body.

Does acupuncture have any side effects?

This acupuncture joke is an extreme example of a possible side effect of acupuncture.

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