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>In healthcare we have astronomical costs that have not bought us more vitality, but an extended morbidity. Gone are the days of grandmothers with sinewy arms maintaining huge gardens. Obesity in the early 2000's was at "crisis" levels and it's gotten so much worse that we just stopped talking about it. But we can keep the numbers up a bit here and there.

Even funnier is we can blame our covid 19 failures on being unhealthy: https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/17/politics/us-health-conditions...

Obviously this a bit of shift the blame (played by both parties), but we can see that reaching for this argument means we really have failed on the healthcare and preventative medicine side - covid19 just calls this out.

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