What's disgusting to me is the number of people who lead a devil-may-care lifestyle and then cry and moan about health problems to only turn around and cry and moan about what modern technology is available to them.
You want to battle "big pharma"? Put down the two liter soda, the doughnut and the grease burgers. Put down the xbox controller. Put down the smokes, the rum and cokes. Stop staring into the TV for 5 hours a day and take an hour out to move around a bit.
Society had fed itself into the cycle of chronic illness but man, don't we have to pry those bad habits out of their hands?
Now queue the 3% of those who are on a maintenance pharmaceutical regiment that legitimately are trying to keep up with their own well being but are still in a bad place.
There was a time when human beings watched no TV, only ate natural foods, had to rely on physically being in shape to scratch an existence out of the dirt.
Oh, by the way, life expectancy in that time was about 35 years of age ...