After thumping the chests and listening to the hearts of nearly 1,000 businessmen, the Benjamin Franklin Clinic of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia last week told what makes a tired businessman tired. He gets that way because he:

¶ Cannot delegate authority, so never takes a real vacation.*

¶ Takes his troubles to lunch with him.

¶ Carries them home in a briefcase at night instead of leaving them at the office.

¶ Has no day-in, day-out hobby, but tries to purge his system of a week's bottled-up jitters in a rugged physical workout once a week.

As a result, concluded Dr. Leonard W....

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