You Can’t Medicate An Unhealthy Lifestyle

It’s been centuries since doctors quit blaming “humors,” “miasma,” or “spontaneous generation” for fevers, cholera and smallpox – and stopped bleeding their patients with barbershop razors and leeches. Now, of course, we look upon this “therapy” as ignorant and barbarous. But bleeding was the main medical treatment for 1,800 years – dating back to Galen […]