Smoke cigarettes, be overweight, die young - save money
... for the health care service/taxpayer, that is.
Figures: If you stay healthy overall, you will live longer and are more likely to encounter diseases of old age such as Parkinson's or Alzheimer's.
The study (summarized or in full) applies to participants in the National Health Service in the U.K. Proponents of Universal Health Care in the US may need to revise their math ...