Do you believe people should be responsible for their own health?

Why does the Goverment pay for Medicare when people abuse their health everyday... Many people do (no) execercise ever but yet get prescribed 200$ of pills every month for high blood presure. Would it be possible to get these people FIT when they are young and develop good life habits that will insure a healthyer life. Or will we continue to push the pill.

Asked By: Dr. Pain - 1/20/2008
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How on earth do you suppose that would work... More
Answered By: WENDEL HOMES - 1/20/2008
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yes you should be responsible for your own health but at the same time we shouldnt punish someone for being unhealthy, just educate and hope they make the right decision.
Answered By: pitmonster - 1/20/2008
Yes, people should be responsible for their health. But, trying to force people to get fit is not part of making them responsible for their health. Forcing them to cover the expense of their bad habits is making them responsible. Give people the choice of healthcare plans that include reasonable upcharges for poor... More
Answered By: Bob G - 1/20/2008
people should be responsible for their own health, and with everything we know, there is no excuse for not doing it... More
Answered By: oldbeatlefan53 - 1/20/2008
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