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Chris Christie's Medical Records Show No Major Problems

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addresses a gathering at Gloucester County College before breaking ground on an adult center for transition facility in Sewell, N.J., Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. Earlier Monday, Christie dropped his appeal to legalized same-sex marriages in New Jersey. In an email, the governor's office says it submitted a formal withdrawal to the state Supreme Court Monday morning. Last month, a lower-court judge ruled that New Jersey must recognize gay marriages starting Monday. Gay c | AP

TRENTON, N.J. — TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, as promised, has released a report from his doctor on his medical history.

The two-page letter from his cardiologist says the 51-year-old Christie has no medical limitations and is "fit to serve as governor."

The doctor says Christie has had a history of hypertension for the past two years and asthma for the last 30 years. But the doctor says both conditions are well-controlled under his current medical regimen.

The doctor notes Christie has taken steps to deal with being overweight, including undergoing weight-loss surgery and exercising four days a week for an hour at a time.

The report does not give his weight, however.

Christie is running for a second term. The election is Nov. 5.

He's also a potential candidate for president in 2016.

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