Medical student contributes to study on life expectancy of heads of government

Leading a nation takes years off life, study suggests
New York TimesMatthew V. Abola, a medical student, contributed to a study in which researchers found that leading a country can cut a person’s life short. In 17 countries, examined from 1722 to 2015, those elected to head a government lived 2.7 fewer years than those they defeated in their run for office.