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Obama Health

You'll Be Happy To Know Your President Is In 'Excellent' Health

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is in excellent health and will stay that way for the rest of his time in office, the White House said Thur...

Obama Takes Big Test

Reuters | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama had a little personal fitness boot camp at the Pentagon on Saturday. Obama, 51, ...

Fit For Duty: How Obama And Romney Stack Up On BMI, Physical Fitness And More

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 11.06.2012 | Healthy Living

As Americans head to the polls Tuesday, November 6, they'll be casting their ballots for the candidate they believe is the most fit for office. But...

Risking GOP Backlash, Obama Admin Proposing New Air Quality Standards

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 08.15.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON — In a step that officials said would save lives, the Obama administration on Friday announced new air quality standards intended to ...

POTUS Is Healthy: No Ifs, Ands, Or Butts About It

Posted 01.01.2012 | Black Voices

President Barack Obama is "fit for duty," according to the results of his second physical exam since taking office. The clean bill of health, rele...

Obama Gets Good News From The Doctor

AP | By ERICA WERNER | Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is in excellent health and tobacco free, his doctor said Monday in the results of the president's second phy...

Obama Doctor: President Still Smoking Cigarettes, Needs To Lower Cholesterol

AP | STEVEN R. HURST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama hasn't kicked the smoking habit, takes anti-inflammatory medication to relieve chronic tendinitis in his lef...

Sam Stein

Obama Trying To Work Off Cholesterol With Walk Back To White House

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The president took a short, three-minute walk after an education-themed speech to get back to the White House on Monday morning, saying he wanted to t...

Poll: Obamas Clout on Health Care Eroding But Still Trusted More Than Republicans

New York Times | ADAM NAGOURNEY and MEGAN THEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's ability to shape the debate on health care appears to be eroding as opponents aggressively portray the effort as a government-takeov...

Sam Stein

PhRMA CEO Urges GOP To Work With Obama On Health Care, But Won't Compromise Himself

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A key industry official in the health care debate praised the Obama administration on Tuesday for taking an "us"-oriented approach when it came to rev...

Obama Flips: Now Aiming For Universal Healthcare Coverage

The American Prospect | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I've now been able to confirm with multiple senior administration sources that the health care proposal in Obama's budget will have a mandate. Sort of...

How Fast Will The Presidency Age Obama?

US News and World Report | Emily Brandon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

When a new President takes the oath of office, he often exudes a youthful optimism. But Presidents tend to leave Washington visibly wearing the stress...

The Number: Why Obama Has A Better Chance At Universal Health Care Than Clinton

The American Prospect | Ezra Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Kennedy's office sent out a press release. The New York Times ran a story. The Wonk Room wrote up the findings. This is not how Congressional Budget O...

Sam Stein

Obama Denies Blagojevich Contact, Promises More Info (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a press conference designed to focus on the appointment of Tom Daschle as Secretary of Health and Human Services, Barack Obama was besieged almost ...

Sam Stein

Health Care Group Holds Obama To Promises With Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The push to pass the Obama agenda has begun, months before the president-elect even takes office. Health Care for America Now is out with a new adver...

How Healthy Are The Candidates?

Health.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

On November 4, the health of the nation will fall upon the shoulders of a new president. During months of campaigning, the candidates have promoted th...

WSJ: Obama May Be Too Thin To Be President

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Wall Street Journal's Amy Chozick warns Barack Obama of another potentially elitist personal trait -- he's too thin: Speaking to donors at a San...

Obama Goes To Doctor For Sore Basketball Hip

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO — Barack Obama, back in his home town after a tour of Afghanistan, the Middle East and Europe, saw a doctor at the University of Chicago...

Obama's Medical Records Released: He's In "Excellent Health"

Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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