Throughout time, people have always been concerned with staying healthy though not always living a healthy lifestyle. Knowing that health care has come long way in the past century you can imagine how strange and bizar some of the themes appear to us today. These old cartoons on health feature miserable patients and doctors, dentists and even outright quacks at work. Just look at how they went about trying to lose weight back in the day. Obesity, smoking, drinking and dental problems as health issues and the innovative ways that people tried to cure what was ailing them are all brought back to life through the humor of the cartoonists art and rapier wit. Looking at the comparatively primitive methods of healing, we can certainly feel fortunate to live in modern times with our modern health care. Have fun exploring these ailments and cures but you’re better off not trying any of them at home!
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