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January 20, 2005

Don't I keep telling you the cure is worse than the disease?

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Turns out, the Bard may have died from the TREATMENT for syphilis. Not surprising when you find out that the treatment for syphilis back then was: Mercury! You can always count on the Discovery Channel for a good syphilis discussion.

I wonder if, in a couple hundred years, people will be astounded that we used something as primitive as chemotherapy to cure cancer.

Posted by Dan at January 20, 2005 08:53 AM

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...or surgery.

Posted by: Ara Rubyan at January 20, 2005 11:25 AM

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