President Donald Trump is perfectly healthy and fit to lead the country, showing no cognitive or mental issues, although he could stand to lose a few pounds, the White House doctor said Tuesday.
Trump supporters and those closest to the president maintain that the numbers are real and people should get over it.
"It's called genetics", Jackson said.
Cognitive assessments aren't routine in standard physicals, though they recently became covered in Medicare's annual wellness visits for seniors.
Jackson spent an hour answering reporters' questions this week and he was repeatedly asked how septuagenarian with little exercise apart from golf and a love of fast food could register such an excellent bill of health.
Mr Trump'sbody mass index (BMI) of 29.9 put him in the overweight category - and on the brink of obese - for his alleged height at 190cm.
Trump's doctor spoke yesterday as he broke the silence on President's health his diet. Some people have just great genes.
Walking would take too long, he said, "I don't want to spend the time".
Vikings apply for trademarks after 'miracle' win against Saints
It also helps that the Eagles running game, while not great, moved the ball well enough to keep the Falcons defense off balance. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer did not announce whether Sam Bradford or Teddy Bridgewater would back up quarterback Case Keenum .
Turkish security forces hit PYD/PKK in Syria's Afrin
The US has about 2000 military personnel in Syria, deployed as part of the US-led coalition's campaign against Islamic State. Turkey is working with both Russian Federation and Iran to broker a peace deal to end the war.
Cardiologists not associated with the White House said Wednesday that President Donald Trump's physical exam revealed serious heart concerns, including very high levels of so-called bad cholesterol, which raises the risk that Trump could have a heart attack while in office.
"'Two men can be 6'3" and almost 240lbs, but if one has 30 ideal body fat versus the other with 10 percent body fat, you will get a radically different looking person.
Trump's physician, Navy doctor Ronny Jackson, administered a medical checkup on Friday last week.
Trump asked that a cognitive test be included as part of his first physical exam in the wake of criticism about his mental fitness.
US President Donald Trump has a common form of heart disease, relatively easy to address if he increases the dose of his cholesterol-lowering medication and makes necessary lifestyle changes. Out of 30 possible points, Trump scored a full 30, and Jackson said he does not believe the president should undergo any further mental testing. The White House medical team chose the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA), which was designed as a rapid screening tool for mild cognitive dysfunction - a loss of memory and clear thinking ability that sometimes precedes dementia.
Ranit Mishori, an attending physician at Georgetown University-Providence Hospital in Washington, said Trump received more screening and diagnostic tests than are generally recommended for someone at his age and with his medical history. "What can I tell you?" he said.
He said that while Trump "doesn't have a daily exercise regiment", Trump "has a lot of energy, a lot of stamina".
The White House chefs, Jackson said, are now cooking for him a much healthier diet.
Bach did not take questions and was flanked by Olympic and government officials from both countries at a brief news conference. In the interests of fairness, only 22 players will be entitled to play in each match, in line with the other teams, it said.
It took Fabio Fognini almost eight years, but he's finally avenged a fourth-round loss to Julien Benneteau at Wimbledon. Nick Kyrgios is now the only remaining Australian in the singles draw after Ash Barty's defeat to Naomi Osaka.
Turkey regards the YPG as the Syrian arm of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, despite the group's help in battling ISIS. They were also working to minimize possible losses for Turkish troops, he said, without providing details.
The action follows last month's ruling by the federal appeals court in San Francisco that struck down the travel ban. The same appeals courts that are evaluating the current policy agreed with the challengers.
Barrett screen attempt to go backwards where Jamerson was able to scoop the ball up and run untouched into the end zone. Northern Iowa's Daurice Fountain led all receivers with 61 yards on three catches.
The investment "is bigger than the Marshall Plan", said Cramer, whose charitable trust owns shares of Apple. He then said he didn't believe at first that it was $350 billion, but thought instead it was $350 million.
So far, there has been no word on whether a similar retroactive pay would be dispersed if another shutdown occurred in 2018. But aside from these cut-and-dry cases, there is no hard-and-fast rule as to which services are considered "essential".
A young man in his 20s, involved in the gang conflict according to my sources, was killed in the 3500-block of Promontory Court. Police have scheduled a press conference for Saturday afternoon, but until then, no other information will be released.
Amsterdam airport - one of Europe's busiest - was forced to close for a brief period today as winds caused safety concerns. All long-distance train services in Germany , and many regional services, were cancelled for the rest of Thursday.
In contrast, US Open finalist Madison Keys was in fine touch as she benefits from the guidance of former great Lindsay Davenport. As for meditation, he said: "I don't want to tell you what I gain with it but I'll tell what I lose with it".
'I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed'
It protects young immigrants - known as "Dreamers" - brought into the United States illegally by their parents from deportation. The South Carolina Republican says White House chief of staff John Kelly is "a fine man, but he's part of the staff".
Five-star recruit Zion Williamson commits to Duke
Since Williamson has been battling injuries for his senior season, he hasn't been at his best basketball shape all season. Zion Williamson is a SC native, but he will be leaving the Palmetto state to pursue his college basketball career.
CNN Poll: President Trump's approval rating edges up to 40%
Median approval of US leadership across 134 countries and areas stands at a new low of 30 %, according to a new Gallup report. Approval of USA leadership climbed by 10% or more in only four countries: Belarus, Israel, Macedonia and Liberia.
Guardiola urges City to learn from Anfield pain
City's breakthrough finally came in the 34th minute when Aguero rose to deflect in a fine cross from Kevin De Bruyne . There are things more important than football, and City miss the Spanish global when he's not there.
Tottenham eye deal for Bordeaux winger Malcom
Malcom , who has attracted interest from around Europe, including North London rivals Spurs, is a rarely talented wide attacker. Malcom , who is likely to cost £45 million, has been in decent form this season for Bordeaux .
N Korea will send 22 athletes to Olympics
The panel also recommended 51 coaches and 10 medical staff can not be invited to the Olympics which run from February 9 to 25. He later offered "sincere thanks to the governments of North and South Korea".
FSA Denies Backing Turkey Against US-Allied Kurds in Syria
Till now, SDF has used the power vacuum caused by the civil war to occupy and seize territories in Syria along the Turkish border. The establishment of the force also stands to rankle Syria's government and its two main allies, Russian Federation and Iran.
Turkey paves way for offensive with artillery bombardment
They said the FSA rebels would deploy near the town of Azaz, where Kurdish shelling overnight struck a psychiatric hospital. Turkey views the YPG as an extension of PKK, the Kurdistan Workers' Party, and described the force as a "terror army".
30 children dead because of flu in US
This is far more deaths than the one confirmed flu-related death a year ago this time, and the one during the year before that. However, this year, they're seeing an earlier outbreak of Influenza B, so both strains are occurring nearly simultaneously.