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In this Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011 photo, editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Jeffrey M. Drazen, holds a copy of the Journal's 200th anniversary edition in the magazine's editorial offices in Boston. Unhappy with today's health care? Think of what it was like to be sick 200 years ago. No stethoscopes, antibiotics, X-rays or vaccines. Bloodletting was a common treatment. If you had a heart attack or a stroke, doctors put you in bed and hoped for the best. Into this medical dark age, two Boston doctors brought a beacon of light. Two centuries ago, they started what is now the New England Journal of Medicine with the idea that science should guide care medical treatment. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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Unhappy with today's health care? Think of what it was like to be sick 200 years ago.. No stethoscopes, antibiotics, X-rays or vaccines. Bloodletting was a common treatment. If you had a heart attack or a stroke, doctors put you in bed and hoped for the best. If you

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