Tipping The Scales: Trump In 'Very Good Health Overall,' Navy Doctor Says

An annual physical exam also found that a modest weight gain since last year has tipped the president into the obese category.
President Trump returns to the White House after undergoing his annual physical exam at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Feb. 8. The report was released on Thursday. Source: Pool

President Trump's doctor says he's in "very good health overall." But Trump has gained four pounds in the last year, tipping the president into the obese category.

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from NPR

NPR4 min read
Mindy Kaling And Emma Thompson Shatter The 'Late Night' Glass Ceiling
Thompson plays a successful TV host who pulled the ladder up behind her in the movie Late Night. Kaling says a female late night host is "science fiction," but this was the role she wanted to write.
NPR3 min readPolitics
Crew Of Norwegian-Owned Oil Tanker Arrives In Dubai After 'Hostile Attack'
The 10-member crew of Front Altair reached Dubai two days after explosions rocked two oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. Backed by video evidence, the U.S. is blaming Iran.
NPR3 min readPolitics
Hong Kong Executive Apologizes As Protests Continue Over Extradition Bill
Chief Executive Carrie Lam says her management of an extradition bill caused "disputes in society." Protesters say they want the bill scrapped and Lam to step down.