We Detroit Lions fans are in the “safe zone” when it comes to physical health, because we’ll never have to watch our team lose a Super Bowl (or win one for that matter), which, as it turns out, might only cause severe medical problems:

Passionate football fans take heed: watching your team lose in the Super Bowl could be hazardous to your health
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“The emotional stress of loss and/or the intensity of a game played in a high profile rivalry such as the Super Bowl can trigger total and cardiovascular deaths,” said Dr. Robert Kloner, a professor of medicine at the University of Southern California, who presented the study at the American College of Cardiology scientific meeting in Orlando.

As a Lions fan I’m safe from suffering the ill-effects of high-profile losses, but as a Republican, not so much.

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