President Barack Obama Undergoes First Medical Check-Up As Commander In ChiefMarch 1st, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez
Washington, Mar 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first report of the medical check-up of President Barack Obama after he assumed the responsibilities of his office describes the United States President’s health to be ‘excellent’. 48 year old President Barack Obama underwent a routine medical examination at the National Naval Medical Center Bethesda, Md. on Sunday.
In the medical report that was released by the White House, Dr. Jeffrey Kuhlman, the physician of the President and a Navy Captain added that President Barack Obama was in ‘excellent health’ and was absolutely ‘fit for duty’. At the same time, it has also been revealed that results of all the tests indicate that the United States President was fit enough to carry out the responsibilities of his office till the end of his term. However, doctors have warned that the commander in chief needs to his ‘continue smoking cessation efforts’ and also recommended that President Barack Obama should watch out for his cholesterol levels. Moreover, the White House physician also emphasized that in a bid to bring under control the occasional pain that the commander in chief suffers from chronic tendinitis in his left leg, he should modulate his exercise regime. The doctors also proposed that President Barack Obama should continue with his ‘nicotine replacement therapy’ to kick the habit of smoking and should come for his next checkup in August 2011, when he turns 50.
This is the first time the President Barack Obama underwent the medical examination after becoming the commander in chief. The last time he took a medical checkup was in 2007 when he was the senator of Illinois.
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