Interesting Fact # 1247 - Health

An independent study commissioned by the UK government has said that encouraging people to live healthier lifestyles just adds extra years of poor health to people's lives, causing misery and suffering.

(It reminds me of the joke:-

A man went to his doctor and asked, "So, if I give up smoking, and alcohol, exercise regularly and become a vegetarian, will I live forever?

"No," the doctor replied, "it will just feel like it.")