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    Personal Responsibility with Health

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    At what point, if any, should a person be held responsible for the health problems that come from poor lifestyle choices?

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    For this writer, THIS is the foundation of the health care/cost 'crisis.' While the devil's advocate might argue that much boils down to the nature/nurture issue, and those in poverty, for example might not know any better, for the most part, self-care, prevention and applying optimal risk reduction strategies is paramount to maintain health.

    It would be an interesting debate to try and argue otherwise. To say that we are not responsible for the outcome of our health ...

    Solution Summary

    Motivation for making wise health risk reduction choices is discussed.

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