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Do conservatives die sooner than liberals? New study weighs in
Do conservatives die sooner than liberals? New study weighs in

If you're dead serious about politics, consider this: A new paper finds that people with conservative ideologies were more likely to die in the study period than their liberal peers. The findings, published by the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, offer a new view into the complex relationship between political identity and health. Some studies have found that conservatives appear to be healthier than liberals; others have found that Republicans are less likely to report being in poor health than Democrats. But such papers typically didn’t look at both political party affiliation and political ideology, said lead author Roman Pabayo, a social epidemiologist who did...

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