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Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicPolls & Surveys · 8 years ago

Does it really matter if you live an extremely unhealthy lifestyle, given the medical breakthroughs?

In 50 years time, we will probably be able to grow replacement organs and fix any liver failure, lung cancer or similar?

So does it really matter if a young person these days smokes, drinks heavily or abuses drugs?

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  • Junior
    Lv 7
    8 years ago
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    If you want to gamble on theoretical miracle medicine 50 years from now I suppose that's your deal.

  • 8 years ago

    With the cost of medical care today, I doubt they will be giving anyone transplants because no one is going to be able to afford one. There might not be any health care 50 years from now or only the rich will be able to get it, so I think they might not want to take the chance. There are other problems that come with these behaviors that makes it not a good decision to go out of control. Who wants to make out with a smoker? What about all the coughing and crap that comes with it over time? Who wants to be around a drunk all the time. How do you hold down a job or have a happy family life by being a drunk? Abusing drugs is really self explanatory. What happens if you get addicted to heroin or meth? Do you really want that for yourself?

  • ?
    Lv 7
    8 years ago

    There can still be immediate consequences, which can easily deteriorate past the point of an "easy fix". Plus, there's no guarantee of these medical breakthroughs being readily available in the near future for patients to use.

  • ?
    Lv 6
    8 years ago

    It's better to take care of our bodies. Medical breakthroughs are always engulfed in side effects, and man made health is never as good as what nature gave us.

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  • 8 years ago

    Medical breakthroughs weren't designed to help people who choose to be fat. Medicine can't help the lazy and stupid

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