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President Obama's 2010 physical shows he is "fit for duty."Click here for the story on the medical report and links to the pdf of the report and my story about Obama's 2008 physical.

Pool report #1
Feb. 28, 2010

President Barack Obama met with wounded members of the military and
got a routine physical today at the National Naval Medical Center in
Bethesda, Md.

The president arrived by helicopter at the facility at about 6:40 a.m.

His physical was performed by Dr. Jeff Kuhlman, a navy captain and
head of the White House medical unit, said Press Secretary Robert Gibbs.

Some preliminary testing had taken place earlier, and the physical
lasted about an hour and a half.

Kuhlman reccomended Obama get his next physical in August 2011, when
he turns 50, Gibbs said.

Obama also visited 12 service members who were injured in Iraq or
Afghanistan, he said.

Obama left the hospital a little before 9:30 a.m.

Katie Brandenburg
The Houston Chronicle

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