Obama aging

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Long Live the Chief: Presidents Usually Do

Longevity expert debunks myth that White House duty shortens life

(Newser) - President Obama's graying hair has set off the typical chatter that serving as president is so stressful it's bound to take years off a person's life. Not so, says a longevity expert in the Journal of the American Medical Association. In fact, our presidents tend to live... More »

Stress Takes Its Toll on Obama's Face

Gray hair, worry lines betray pressures of presidency

(Newser) - Ten months into his presidency, Barack Obama is looking markedly less boyish. Flecks of gray hair and new worry lines have the president looking like the 48-year-old he is rather than the enthusiastic youth of the 2008 campaign. Obama denies it's the stress of the job—"My hair has... More »

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