Here’s an upsetting thought

A Dutch epidemiologic study suggests that healthcare systems benefit when people smoke and are obese – because they die earlier and cost the system less in the long run.

Which is a not unexpected finding but I’m concerned that it will encourage healthcare systems to continue to refuse to pay for treatments to help people stop smoking and lose weight…

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