[quote]Soon after giving birth to Chiron, Philyra abandoned her child out of shame and disgust. Chiron, effectively orphaned, was later found by the god Apollo, who decided to take him in as his son. Apollo taught to him the art of music, lyre, archery, [u]medicine[/u] and prophecy.[/quote]
That's right. Chiron was the world's first Centaur for Disease Control.