Life's Winners May Not Win the Life Span Race, Columbia University Study  
3/14/2013 7:22:07 AM

People who gain fame and fortune may garner extra status, but it may not help them live longer, new research says. Researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health tracked the life spans of actors who won or lost out on television's Emmy awards, athletes who did or did not gain entry into the Baseball Hall of Fame, and former Presidents and Vice Presidents of the United States and their vanquished opponents.