Should we monitor the mental health and cognition of presidents and candidates?

President Woodrow Wilson had a devastating stroke while in office and suffered from a deep depression.
(Credit: Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library)

The approach of another presidential election in which one or both candidates might be over the age of 80 during their term has prompted more talk about the need for good mental and physical fitness in that job. 

One expert on presidents and health says the nation should be using technology to scan candidates and presidents on a regular basis.

Sandy Hausman spoke with him.

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