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January 20, 2005

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


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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