Checkup finds Obama 'fit for duty,' but hasn't kicked smoking habit, should eat better
Steven Hurst"WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama hasn't kicked the smoking habit, takes anti-inflammatory medication to relieve chronic tendinitis in his left knee and should eat better to lower his cholesterol, his team of doctors concluded Sunday after the 48-year-old's first medical checkup as commander in chief. "The hoops-happy chief executive, who has endured an exhausting White House run and yearlong battles with congressional Republicans, was otherwise declared in excellent health and fit for duty. "The White House physician, Navy Capt. Jeffrey Kuhlman, said Obama should stick with "smoking cessation efforts," the use of nicotine gum, and come back in August 2011 after he turns 50." Read on...
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"Checkup finds Obama 'fit for duty,' but hasn't kicked smoking habit, should eat better", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), janvier 2010. Consulté le 02/10/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/checkup-finds-obama-fit-for-duty-but-hasn-t-kicked-smoking-habit-should-eat-better